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  • Instructor Seminars

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    An online Teaching and Learning seminar is available on the 18th and 19th March. You can read more and book here. An FI(S) Refresher seminar is available on the 26th and 27th March. You can read more and book here.  

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  • STEM – Opportunities in aviation & aerospace

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    The CAA’s STEM website has been relaunched, with improved navigation and access to a diverse range of resources. The BGA/CAA supported gliding STEM information that was initially launched by the WWGC2022 team is available here.

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  • Get ready for spring - glider ground handling

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    As the spring gets enticingly closer, it’s a reminder that our gliders and equipment need to be checked, maintained and ready to go. Every year we see glider towing equipment failures or towing driver errors that result in expensively broken gliders that take a long time to repair. Time spent…

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  • Gliding site safeguarding

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    Airfield safeguarding is a mechanism to provide information about potential developments near an airfield and give a possibility of some protection against unwanted developments. The BGA Development Committee publish this slide deck that explains what a club needs to do to help to safeguard its airfield and operation. The CAA…

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  • Changes on the BGA Executive Committee

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    As required by the BGA Articles of Association, at the 21st February 2024 BGA AGM, the BGA Chair Andy Perkins, Vice-Chair George Metcalfe, and BGA Executive Committee members Bill Brittain and Richard Brickwood stepped down.  The following individuals were nominated and elected by the membership: George Metcalfe (Lasham) as BGA…

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