Competitions News

Supporting Gliding

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The BGA’s volunteer sub-committees and working groups which so ably support UK gliding are always looking for new talent to get involved. For example, the Competitions and Awards Committee has a slot on the committee for someone keen to help to promote all forms of competition gliding. You can read…

Competitions and Cross-Country 2018

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2018 Nationals. Online applications are now being accepted for 2018National Championships in all classes at https://legacy.gliding.co.uk/bgashop/applications/competitions/step1.php FAI licence renewal for 2018 can be done at the same time. With places significantly limited in some classes, pilots should ensure that their entry is placed before the deadline of 31st January 2018….

FAI Sporting Code Section 3 - Gliding

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The Oct 2017 Edition of Sporting Code Section 3 is now available on the FAI website. This revised version of the Sporting Code Section 3 has a number of changes from the previous one.

British Gliding Team - World Championships 2018

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The British Team selection for the WGC 2018 is; Club Class – Tim Fletcher, G Dale Standard Class – Howard Jones, Dave Bromley 20m Multi-Seat Class – Steve Jones/Gary Coppin 15m Class – Tim Scott, Derren Francis 18m Class – Mike Young, Russell Cheetham Open Class – Andy Davis, Peter…

2018 World Gliding Championships - British Gliding Team Vote

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The World Gliding Championships for Club, Standard and 15m classes are to be held at Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland in July 2018, and 20m Multi-Seat, 18 Metre and Open Classes are to be held at Pribram, Czech Republic in August 2018. The results of the vote from which the British Gliding…

British Glider Aerobatics Championship 2017

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Fourteen competitors took part in the British Glider Aerobatics Championship at Saltby last weekend with competition results achieved in the five classes. You can view the competition report and results here.

Interclub League Finals

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The final of the 2017 Inter-Club League was held at Gransden Lodge on the weekend of 2nd/3rd September. The results were:    The Gliding Centre – 17 points = Essex & Suffolk GC and Wyvern GC – both 13 points More information about the competition is on the Inter-Club League…

Great Result for Team GB at European Championships

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The European Gliding Championships for the 15m, 18m and Open classes held at Lasham has just finished. The British team put in a great performance netting 5 of the 9 medals up for competition in this, the first senior FAI international championship held in the UK since the 1965 World…

2018 Nationals Dates Announced

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Dates and venues have been confirmed for next year’s national championships. These are: 18m and 20m Multi-Seat Classes, Husbands Bosworth, 7-15th July 2018 Club Class, Dunstable, 4-12th August Open, Standard and 15m Classes, Aston Down, 18-26th August Junior Nationals, Lasham, 18-26th August

RA(T) Airspace File

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George Knight and Alan Sparrow have modified ASSelect so that it now includes RA(T)s. ASSelect file can be downloaded here. The RA(T)s are currently designated in ASSelect as LoAs but this will be changed in due course. Please remember that this information does not replace daily checking of NOTAM information….

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