22nd-23rd May 2021 – Weekend Update

The whole team is back together! Not only did this weekend see us play cat and mouse with the unpredictable Lincolnshire weather, but we had the pleasure of welcoming back the University of Nottingham Gliding Club to the North airfield at RAF Cranwell.  Saturday kicked off with the daily briefing, where we were made aware […]

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15th-16th May 2021 – Weekend Update

Lets not take the forecast as gospel! With another typical Lincolnshire dreary weather forecast for the weekend, spirits were not dampened and members still braved the weather. Saturday proved challenging, with rain and thunder enclosing the airfield. This did not stop anyone with DP Adam Y giving the go ahead for limited flying with one […]

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8th-9th May 2021 – Weekend Update

So many achievements for such short little time With a forecast of what seemed to be impending doom upon RAF Cranwell for Saturday, spirits were not dampened as a handful of volunteering members attended the gliding club hangar to give some TLC to the structure and its contents. A series of tasks ranging from basic […]

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16th-18th April 2021 – Weekend Update

The long awaited return to dual flying begins  May I just first start that here at RAF Cranwell Gliding Club, we join others in respect to mourn the passing of HRH Prince Phillip. His leadership was an inspiration for us all. Operations were ceased on Saturday 17th April so we could pay our respects during […]

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10th-11th April 2021 – Weekend Update

Soaring in the snow Looking to make use of the final weekend before everyone can fly again, all current solo pilots took to the skies over the past couple of days, in what can only be described as surprising! On both days, thermals were produced by low lying clouds, allowing our pilots to achieve some […]

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