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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

Vintage Glider Rally at Camphill 2015 an account by George Kyriacou

George has written an account of Kent Gliding Club's much enjoyed visit to attend the Vintage Gliding Rally 2015 at Camphill 2015, read it here...
 
Don't forget to scroll down to the lovely picture of the K18 at the bottom.

Cross Country Task Week - Results

Finalising on 6th September, it was considered to be the poorest weather ever encountered for the club's task week.

 

Despite scheduling 9 days, tasks were attempted on only 3 days and these were not too adventurous!

 

The results of Leagues 1 & 2 are sumarised below:

 

League 1:

Aircraft                                 Pilot                                    Total points                                       Position

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