Competitions News

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  

Junior Gliding Championship 2018

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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.

2018 Nationals Priority List

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The Competitions Committee has published the ‘Ratings 2017 for 2018 Nationals priority list’. You can view the document here.

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…