Finn Hilton today became Scotland’s youngest qualified pilot, when he made his first solo flight on his 14th birthday from Deeside Gliding Club (DGC) at Aboyne. Finn started learning to fly at the age of 12, when he first joined the DGC Junior Training Scheme at Aboyne. In the last 2 years he has clockedContinue Reading Scotland’s Youngest Qualified Pilot
There was marked success at the club this weekend with Tim Martin completing his 50km silver distance flight and Paul Watt going solo.
The UKMSC is being held this year at Deeside Gliding Club between 6th and 12th September. We are looking forward to hosting yet another successful event. Special measures will be put in place to ensure compliance with Coronavirus COVID-19 Scottish Regulations and Guidelines. This continues to be a very popular event, attracting competing pilots fromContinue Reading 2020 UK Mountain Soaring Championship (UKMSC)
Just a few weeks after the resumption of solo flying, Saturday 20th June proved to be a highly memorable day for one of its members. A number of decent soaring flights took place that day. In addition, Roy Wilson and resident instructor Jakub Hlavacek had successful cross-country flights down to the Loch Laggan area. However,Continue Reading Silver Success for Tim Martin
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BGA announced earlier this year that the sequence for the pre-flight checklist is now CB SIFT BEC.. i.e Brakes Eventualities Canopy This is to reflect the practice of, on Hot days of not closing the canopy earlier to keep cool, AND in winter, to minimise steaming up when its cold