The great news today was the return to the club fleet of K13 G-DDMX and the Zugvogel G-CHXV. This only happened because several members along with Colin and Area Technical Officer John spent a very busy day on Wednesday sorting out duplicate inspections and the necessary paperwork. The two K8's remain in maintenance but are moving forward.
The availability of the two K13's was very welcome as we had a full programme of club flying and visitors. We welcome two One Day Course Candidates, Harry Eastwood and Alan Wood as well as Steve Foxon, SueThorne, and Stephen Wood who visited for Introductory Flights.
|One Day Course Candidates Alan Wood ( left) and Harry Eastwood|
|Steve Foxon enjoyed his Introductory flight|
|Stephen Wood talking to club member Dave Bourchier |
before his Introductory Flight
Best flight of the day was by visiting Shennington pilot Clive Smith who disappeared in his beautifully presented K6e for 2 hours and 44 minutes. It was very pleasing to see local pilot Dene ( Scratch ) Hitchen soaring in his Astir for the 2 hours that he needs to finish off his Cross Country Endorsement. Well done. Barry Green celebrated the return of the Zugvogel to the fleet by soaring it for just over an hour returning to make it available for others to use.
|Visiting Pilot Clive Smith with his very tidy K6e|
|Bob Sansom about to resolo in K13 G-DDMX|
A great day.