Competitions News

..And Another New Record

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We’re delighted to announce that Phil Jeffery from the Cambridge Gliding Centre now holds the National Open Class 100km triangle speed record. The record was achieved during a flight in a Ventus 3 in South Africa on 21 December 2018 during which Phil achieved an average speed of 181.72 kph.

Another new gliding record!

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We’re delighted to announce that Santiago Cervantes from the Scottish Gliding Centre now holds the UK Standard Class and 15m 200km triangle speed records. The records were achieved during a flight in a Discus bt on 4 February 2019 during which Cervantes achieved a speed of 117.23 kph over a…

New gliding records!

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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.

2019 BGA Competition Rules Published

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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.

National Championships 2019

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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.  

Overseas Championship at Issoudun July 2019

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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…

British Gliding Team - Women's World Gliding Championship 2020

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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  

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