Patch News

11/01/19. Derek was out flying again at the patch. It was a lovely sunny warm day with light winds. He flew his Multiplex Heron 2.5mt motorised glider. Gently getting it to height, cutting the motor and gliding around, just incase there was any lift about. When low he used the motor to get back to… Read More »

Off Patch News

10/02/19. Keith tried a new discipline, slope soaring! He had bought a Soar Ahead Sailplanes “Wildthing 60”  a kind of flying wing arrangement made out of strong durable epp foam. He went to Garway Hill. The winds were in perfect direction and blowing a mean speed of 17-20mph the down side was it was only… Read More »

Patch News

06/02/19 Derek was at the patch late afternoon flying his Multiplex Heron 2.5 motorised glider. He reports an easy 30min flight before it got a bit dark so came down but still had 1.5mins left on the battery.

Patch News

04/02/19. Member Keith was at the patch with a break in the weather on a rare warm sunny day! He had a good morning flying with 2 flights of his Durafly Tundra, 1 flight of a Mignon and 1 30min flight of a Walrus motorised glider. Sadly the wind got up a bit to high… Read More »

New Member

30/01/19. I am please to say that we have a new member to the club, Peter, He came to the field a couple of days ago and odviously liked what he saw at the patch and how things run. He is currently building a (as he described it) tri-copter thingy, delta wing with 1 motor… Read More »

Patch News

30/01/19. A little better weather today, cold and frosty start but lovely sunshine and light winds. Derek and Steve were at the field. Derek again was flying his Heron glider,  Currently I don’t know what Steve was flying so can’t report that.

Patch News

29/01/19. Keith was at the patch not only to have a few flights but to meet a possible new member Peter who had expressed an interest in the club. It was a bit overcast, light wind, cold with a threat of rain. Peter turned up and both had an informative half hour chat about the… Read More »

Patch Hews

28/01/19. Derek was at the field again on a cold morning with a bit of a breeze. He flew his Multiplex 2.5mt Heron motorised glider. During a flight he had the glider holding height and stationary occasionally slight backwards due to the stronger breeze at height. He gave up in the end  with streaming eyes… Read More »

Patch news

Derek was up again in perfect conditions, light winds, overcast and not tooooooo coooooold. He had his Multiplex 2.5 mt motorised glider up in the skys and had 2 x 40min flights on 2 batteries, yep your reading right! A bit envious as I couldnt get along!

Derek at it again 20-01-19

Our member Derek was at the field again, He recently had some motor problems with his electric 2.5mt Multiplex Heron glider. All fixed now and flying perfectly he put 2 batteries through it to make sure. With the recent wet conditions it’s making the sheep do-do a bit like icing and it sticks like icing… Read More »