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2m RES 29 Aug 2021

A good day for an event, but a little headwind would have made life a bit easier with the bungees and some sun would have generated a few thermals. Quite a few of us struggled…

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100S Boyce Cup: 1 Aug 2021

Due to various circumstances we were very limited in numbers for this event, but had (JUST!), the minimum number our club rules allow. With a very iffy forecast and heavy wind/rain forecast later in the…

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Area Open Thermal Competition: 15 July 2021

Apologies for the delay in posting this up. This event took place on a warm sunny day, but thermals were few & far between. Finding them was difficult, staying with them was harder! In most…

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2m Electric Soaring Plate 4 July 2021

The forecast in the lead up to this was very poor and I don’t think any of us were entirely convinced we’d get to fly. On the day, it was very overcast and a bit…

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100S Cup: 27 June 2021

For the first time in quite a while we were able to use the main field as the football goalposts had been taken down. This made seting up the 2 winches easier and gave us…

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Area Open E-Soaring Championships 20 June 2021

The forecast through the weekend had varied from awful, (high winds & rain) to pretty good, (light wind & sun). Even on Sat evening the forecast wind was borderline. Our CD decided to go ahead…

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2m PuRES Thermal 13 June 2021

Forecast was very much borderline but still 7 pilots turned out to fly. With some quite severe gusts coming through you had to judge the best point at which to launch. CD Paul Freeman called…

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2m E-Soaring 6 June 2021

For various reasons we were well down on numbers for this event and the forecast didn’t look overly promising. Still 4 people turned out to fly. The sky was all over the place, with blue…

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PuRES 2m Event 30 May 2021

The morning started clear and sunny, not a cloud in the sky though the south easterly wind was strong.  For a change there weren’t too many people at Mallusk so we were able to use…

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