Author Archives: pete smith

22nd and 23rd June

pete smith . . Flying Reports

What a contrast between the two days On saturday 4 gliders averaged 300km flights, with 217, N and 737 all getting round tasks to the […]

13th and 14th April

pete smith . . Flying Reports

Hmmm Easterly, our second least favourite wind of all the winds. Thankfully on both days a touch of north allowed us to launch until early […]

Sunday 17th feb

pete smith . . Flying Reports

For those mathematically inclined cloudbase through the day could modelled as a function of 1/x For those less so, it started out with lovely blue […]

Puchacz and rainbow

Sunday 29th October

pete smith . . Flying Reports

Too much easterly, not enough wind and thermals in the wrong place all led to Mother Nature apologising with this rainbow..

Shalbourne Gliding

Shalbourne Gliding