We’re delighted to announce that Rose Johnson has successfully claimed the UK National female 15m out and return and free out and return records with a flight of 631.4 kms flown in an ASW27 on 21st December from Bloemfontein in South Africa.
The 2019 BGA Competition Rules have been published here. The 2019 scoring script is currently being extensively tested and will be posted once testing is complete. We remind Scorers that there will be a Scorers’ workshop at the BGA Sporting Conference on Saturday 2 March 19.
The BGA Competitions Committee report that the closing date for priority entry for National Championships (with exception of Junior Nationals) of 31st January is fast approaching. Please go to https://members.gliding.co.uk/competitions/nationals-entry-form to review dates and venues and to place your provisional entry. There are currently places available in all classes.
Brian Spreckley reports that there will be an Overseas Championship at Issoudun in France held in conjunction with the Issoudun International contest. The task setter and local organiser will be Brian Spreckley and tasks will be DHT, AAT and AST. Gliders at any level are welcome. Issoudun is a large…
We’re delighted to announce that the members of the British Gliding Team who will be competing in the Women’s World Gliding Championship in Australia in January 2020 are; 18m Class – Liz Sparrow Club Class – Claudia Hill and Mel Anderson Standard Class – Ayala Truelove
The 2019 senior British Gliding Team has been selected as follows; Open Class – Russell Cheetham and Tim Jenkinson 20m Class – Garry Coppin with Steve Jones 18m Class – Pete Harvey and Phil Jones 15m Class – Tim Scott Standard Class – Leigh Wells and Howard Jones Club Class…
We are delighted to announce that the following pilots have been selected to represent Great Britain in the Junior World Gliding Championship in Hungary next year; Jake Brattle Simon Brown Peter Carter Finn Sleigh The two selected reserve pilots are; Clement Allen Henry Inigo-Jones
The BGA Competition Rules have been updated for 2018 and published here.
The 2018 Junior National Gliding Championships & Two-Seat Coaching will be hosted by the Lasham Gliding Society. Entries can be submitted through the competition website here.
The Competitions Committee has published the ‘Ratings 2017 for 2018 Nationals priority list’. You can view the document here.