Competitions News

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…

New contest concept for sailplanes with electric power

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The FAI International Gliding Commission (IGC) reports that success of the FES electric means of propulsion (MoP) has encouraged significant growth in the number of sailplanes equipped with an electric motor and the development of new systems and installations. The ease with which an electric motor can be used has…

2019 National Championships entry

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Online applications are now being accepted for 2019 National Championships in all classes here. FAI licence renewal for 2019 can be done at the same time. With places significantly limited in some classes, pilots should ensure that their entry is placed before the priority entry deadline of 31st January 2019.

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  

British Gliding Team 2019

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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…

Team Pilot Selection - JWGC 2019

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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  

Inter Club League Champions 2018

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The Inter Club League final took place at Booker GC on 1/2 September. After two days of racing and a very close finish, the Bicester GC team came out on top with the Bristol and Gloucester GC team in second place. The results are here. Congratulations to the winners and…

National Champions

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After a week of changeable weather, some great organisation and of course excellent flying, we have the following new National champions for 2018; Junior – Jake Brattle DG101 Open Class – Andy Davis JS1C 15m Class – Tim Scott ASG29e Standard Class – Leigh Wells LS8 Many congratulations to the…

18 metre and 20 metre National Champions

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After nine successful racing days at the 18m and 20m National Championships hosted by The Gliding Centre, Peter Harvey (JS1) is the 18m champion and Garry Coppin (Arcus) is the 20m champion. Well done to all the competitors and crews, and to the competition organisers and staff. The 18m results…

Airspace Coordination Notice - Gliding Competitions 2018

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An ACN covering gliding competitions notified by the BGA throughout the summer. Aerodrome and area NOTAMs will be published for all events and daily routings can be viewed at www.glidingtasks.co.uk The ACN can be viewed here.

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