Another good soaring weekend starting with Friday, having 2 Trial Flights followed by a corporate day with Craig Drummond Builders who had great day with 12 flights.
Thanks to instructors Paul, Greg,Kev, Mike O, Tow Pilot John Goddard and helpers Neil and Nigel. I have included some pictures from Martha’s Facebook page (Thanks). Rangi managed 4.5hrs in CC touring the high country.
Saturday saw Kev, Neil Alison and Neil Walker installing the ceiling Gibb in the Clubhouse while Karl and Peter Taylor took 2 BookMe trial flights. Brent Schroeder had 2 flights with Peter Taylor, and Sandy had 2 flights with Karl and one with Kev. John and Graham flew their own gliders. John travelled along the Craigieburns to Cass and along the Pukkies at up to 8500ft. Thanks to Paul and John McCallister for towing and to the instructors.
Sunday was another wonderful day, with 2 BooKMe trial flights flying with Mother, Leslie and Daughter, Eloise Gooch.(with John and Paul)
Edwin shot away in PB to the Craigeis, Oxford and the Benmores (see Pics). Terry arrived back from Omarama with Jimmi in ZF. Alan Walls had a nice soaring flight with Paul over the Benmores and Torleese range
The day developed very well and John(JK), Grant (TC) Graham (VC) and Peter Royle (CC) all soared in the buoyant air and odd thunder storms. Lift was up to 9500 ft to the west.
New Member David Harrison had a hour soaring with Paul in OR.
Thanks to Colin for towing all day and Pete and Neil for dog minding.
A very productive weekend for the club.