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…
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.
Dates and venues have been confirmed for next year’s national championships. These are:- Club Class, Aston Down, 25th May to 2nd June 2019 18m and 20m Multi-Seat Classes, Husbands Bosworth, 13-21st July 2019 Open, Standard and 15m Classes, Lasham, 3-11th August 2019 Junior, Nympsfield, 17-25th August 2019.
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.
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…
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….
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.
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…