December 23
Sat 16 DecemberChristmas Quiz
Social evening in the clubhouse
January 24
Sat 06 JanuaryBronze Lecture: Meteorolgy 2 (Geoff Dixon)
Convection, stability, local effects, how to read a tephigram...
Sat 13 JanuaryBronze Lecture: Principles of Flight 1 (Jack Vincent)
Basic aerodynamics, lift, drag, airfoils, etc//
Sat 20 JanuaryAnnual Awards Dinner
Awards dinner being held at Minchinhampton Golf Club
Sat 27 JanuaryClub AGM
CGC & ADF AGM start 7.00pm
February 24
Sat 03 FebruaryBronze Lecture: Principles of Flight 2: Glider Design (Tim Barne
Secondary effects of controls, stability, drag reduction, design features
Sat 10 FebruaryBronze Lecture: Instrumentation (Robin Birch) 7.00pm
All about how your instruments work and their limitations.
Sat 17 FebruaryBronze Lecture: Airspace (Matt Page) 7.00pm
Classes of airspaces, airways, restricted airspace, pressure settings, NOTAMS. Well worth attending as a refersher.
Sat 24 FebruaryBronze Lecture: Radio Comms (Tim Bralesford) 7.00pm
How to use your radio.
March 24
Sat 02 MarchBronze Lecture; Navigation Devices (Jack Vincent) 7.00pm
All about SeeYou, X-C Soar, Oudies, Kobos, phones etc
Sat 09 MarchBronze Lecture; Human Factors (Roger Banks) 7.00pm
What you need to know about the limitations of the human body and how ithey effect your performance as a pilot.
Sat 16 MarchBronze Lecture: Practical Navigation (Matt Page) 7.00pm
Flight planning, navigation when your Sat Nav is dead, dead reckoning, etc
June 24
Sat 15 June - Sun 23 June15m, Standard & Open Class Nationals
BGA National competition. Entry form here: https://members.gliding.co.uk/competitions/nationals-entry-form/