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Puchacz G-CJRJ on approach at Camphill

Every cloud

Despite a poor outlook, Saturday turned out to be a perfect soaring day. Lots of dark threatening skies to the north, but it was fine over Camphill. Machiej had a team to serve him all of his own! We had a super soaring flight in front of towering clouds that took us up to 3500ALT […]

Mike’s first solo

Mike celebrates, Covid-style Once flying resumed after lockdown, club members got stuck into their training with renewed vigour. Mike Carter celebrates the results after being sent solo by instructor Brian Allen during the Thrusday evening Tufty Club on 3 June 2021. Pictured here after compleing his flight in one of the club’s two-seat Puchacz gliders.

Emily gets her wings

Tufty Club celebrates Emily’s first solo Teenager Emily Lockwood is rightly looking very pleased with her success after completing her first solo glider flight on 27 May 2021. Emily did much of her training after school, thanks to the support of the Tufty Club (our Thursday evening flying group). Seen here being Covid-congratulated by her […]

Three Daves…

…celebrate Mr Richardson’s first solo Dave Richardson elbow bumps Dave Bailey, whilst receiving congratulations on his first solo glider flight. Coming on the back of a long lockdown, Dave (R) was very pleased not to have forgotten his earlier training, and now has the season ahead of him to start the real learning! And the […]

25th Camphill Vintage Rally

2020 was due to be a very special year for Camphill… but we will now be celebrating 25 glorious years of our Vintage Rally in 2021 instead. We have a lot planned to make it “the one to remember”. In addition to the usual Gala Dinner, with fully stocked bar, there will be a very […]

Out of lockdown

Release Day, 29 March 2021, proved too windy to start flying again, with 50-knot gusts, but following day was a beautifully warm sunny day, with a light SW wind. 13 pilots enjoyed 36 flights totalling over 8½ hours, with two pilots reaching over 5000ft in weak blue wave. An excellent start to what we all […]