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Advice on Flying Rated Competitions

Mike Fox gives advice in the BGA briefing for pilots flying in their first rated competition.

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 05/01/2016 View Document

Air Traffic Services Outside Controlled Airspace (ATSOCAS) interactive guide

About air traffic services

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

Airspace Infringement Prosecution

CAA news re a recent prosecution for illegally entering the London control zone.

Date Added: 29/10/2015 Last Modified: 29/10/2015 View Document

Annex C to IGC Approval for EW Avionics EWFR Models A-D Flight Recorders

Note that this IGC approval has been cancelled. However, the document is referenced in the BGA approval for EW Models...

Date Added: 24/02/2016 Last Modified: 25/02/2016 View Document

BGA 1000km Trophy

Rules and requirements for the BGA 1000km Trophy

Date Added: 28/07/2015 View Document

BGA Turning Points

Link to external site containing the definitive list of BGA Turning Points (Waypoints)

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 25/04/2016 View Document

BGA Waypoint List

BGA Waypoint list for 2016. Waypoints are defined in the IGC Sporting Code as 'Start Points, Turn Points, Control Points...

Date Added: 16/03/2016 Last Modified: 25/04/2016 View Document

BGA Waypoints (Turning Points) Amendments April 2016

This latest revision of the 2016 Waypoint list includes new extra waypoints around the Cambridge area.

Date Added: 25/04/2016 Last Modified: 25/04/2016 View Document

Breaking the Site Barrier

S&G Article on breaking away from local flying

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 13/06/2015 View Document

Class D Airspace - R/T Example

Example of a typical radio interchange for a glider wishing to crosss Class D airspace

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 13/05/2015 View Document

Distress and Diversion Cell cell c/s "London Centre" on 121.5 - see this link for the D & D leaflet

Leaflet about the D&D Cell on 121.5

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

FAI Distance Calculator

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

FAI Record Standard Preliminary Claim Form

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

FAI Sporting Code Section 3 - Gliding

To access the current version of the Sporting Code, click on the link given and, when on the FAI site,...

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 07/10/2015 View Document

Field Crops - for Glider Pilots

Website describing and showing photographs from the air of 9 different crops and discussing their suitability or otherwise for field...

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 1

Introduction; The process of field selection; Size, slope, surface

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 2

Obstacles on the approach; The effect of wind; The biggest is not always the best!

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 3

Chapter 3 - Slope: identifying and dealing with it...

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 4

Surface, early spring to mid-season; What's growing, can we land on it?; Winter and spring cereal crops; Tram-lines and tractor...

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 5

Grass for silage, hay and pasture.

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 6

Horses, stud farms and gallops; Sheep; Cattle and stock-fences; Identifying fences and avoiding landing across colour changes

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 7

Overhead wires; Spotting the poles; Approaching harvest

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/03/2016 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Chapter 8

Harvest time, stubble and straw; Random tractor tracks; Land along the direction of cut; After the harvest; Happy landings

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Field Landing Tutorial - Entire Video

Field Landing Tutorial produced by the Ted Lysakowsky Trust

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Flying in French National Parks

FFVV briefing for pilots planning to fly in French national parks

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

Frequency Reference Cards

Frequency reference cards availability December 2013

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Getting to the Core of Clouds

S&G Article - John Coutts offers tips on improving thermalling

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 13/06/2015 View Document

Gliding in France

Information about gliding in France

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Gliding in the Alps - Links

Useful links for pilots considering flying in Sisteron or in the Alps

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Going Further and Faster

S&G Article - Pete Masson offers tips on improving your cross-country speed

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 13/06/2015 View Document

Guidance - After a Field Landing

BGA guidance for glider pilots on what to do after a field landing

Date Added: 29/04/2015 View Document

IGC Approved Flight Recorders

Links to FAI web site

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

IGC Document Library

Links to various IGC documents, including Sporting Code Annexes, records, awards, etc

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

IGC GNSS Flight Recorder Approval Committee

Lists approved devices (flight recorders and position recorders) and other useful information

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Prepare for Some Fun

S&G Article - Debb Evans offers some tips for a successful early cross-country flight

TYPE: Date Added: 29/04/2015 Last Modified: 13/05/2015 View Document

Turning Point Calculator

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

Turning Point Search Tool

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

Turning Poiont Information

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

UK Aeronautical Information Package (UKAIP)

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

VFR Chart Publication Dates

Date Added: 22/05/2015 Last Modified: 22/05/2015 View Document

Visual Reference Points (VRPs)

A list of VRPs - not definitive

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document

Worldwide Soaring Turnpoint Exchange

Links to turning point files from around the world

Date Added: 22/05/2015 View Document