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Spring Social Meeting for all Members - 11th March

Saturday 11th March at the Club House - 6.30pm to 8.30pm
 
All members are urged to come to this Spring Supper.
 
There will be some short presentations which will present important information for the coming season and beyond which will be valuable for all club members. It will also be a chance to meet fellow club members for an informal chat over a drink and meal.
 
Karen and the cafe team will be providing food and please book direct with her. More information on food options soon.
 

Cross Country Task Week 2016 - Results

During the 9 days commencing 27th August there were 5 competition days which, although not great, was better than last year and on the days we did not fly the sun was shining!
Club members competing had an enjoyable week. Particular thanks must go to Mike Moulang for his organisational and task setting skills, John Hoolahan for met. forcasts and Tim Bartsch for scoring.
 
The top 3 for each league is sumarised below:
LEAGUE 1
ASW20                     David Crimmins                         2385 points

2016 Expedition to Shenington

17 members of the club, together with 11 aircraft, put in an appearance at the weeks expedition to Shenington in the Cotswolds held on the 2nd week of August.

As ever, our hosts at Shenington were relaxed and welcoming which contributed to an enjoyable week. The soaring weather could have been better but members took to the air on every day. Retrieve crews were active as flights were attempted despite conditions not favouring cross-country tasks.

Kent Gliding Club 60th Celebration Pig Roast - Saturday July 23rd

We will be celebrating 60 years of the Kent Gliding Club on Saturday 23rd July at the Club. We would like to invite as many present and past members to come along to this special anniversary to enjoy the Pig Roast and live music. We are inviting guests to fly in from local flying clubs to help celebrate the day.

7 days a week flying for the 2016 season commences end of March

It is now less than a month before the club returns to operation on 7 days a week.
 
Members are encouraged to fully use this resource and that of the club's professional instructors with whom day and half day courses can be booked in advance.

2016 Expedition to Shenington

Following the success of previous years, a club expedition will again be heading to Shenington Gliding Club in the Cotswolds.
The date is from 6th to 14th August 2016.
Let Colin Beer know if you are interested in participatng.

Vintage Glider Club UK National Rally 2016 - 21th to 29th May

At Kent Gliding Club

Saturday 21st May to Sunday 29th May 2016

 

Download application form from below (as Word Doc or as PDF) ...

Halloween Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Bring your Family and Friends

Hot Food and drinks from the bar from 6pm

Display at 7:15pm approx

Tickets (including hot food) in Advance (until 28th October)

Adult £12

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