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RRC weekend 12th -13th March 2016

12 Mar 2016 - 00:00
13 Mar 2016 - 00:00

This could be a (one of many) optimistic outlook for the coming weekend,still too far ahead to call any solid flying opportunities for the red ribs,as i have varying forecast from differing web sites.
As per usual i will post fri night,and keep an eye on thursday ,and looks very promising from then on..

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RRC weekend 5th -6th March

5 Mar 2016 - 00:00
6 Mar 2016 - 00:00

Sorry for the late post,i usually post regularly on tues ,but here it is.
New month and yes...it is starting to be very spring like already in the air with lifty thermic air,when the days are flyable, but....when will we get out on a weekend and get the feel of the buoyant air,could be this weekend,i will be watching the forecasts closely and will post again fri night ..its about 70% good chance of a thumbs up,we will see.
Im not too sure if im out during this week ,as my Dodgy knee is bad ,and trying to save it for the weekend.

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XC Talk by Mark watts and Hugh Miller

21 Mar 2016 - 20:00
21 Mar 2016 - 22:30

March's coaching evening is a talk from top pilots Mark Watts and Hugh Miller.

It being help at Fly Sussex to accommodate the expected large number of people turning up.

Hugh will be doing his slide show presentation and Mark will be adding in his own words of wisdom.

I wont be doing any induction that evening for new pilots(see separate notice on this)

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RRC weekend 27th -28th Feb

27 Feb 2016 - 00:00
28 Feb 2016 - 00:00

Well the flying days have started to get us out of the house with today being fun and thermic ,with some chaps doing some small XC myself included to ditchling where i got rained on,and a good hitchhike thumbs out ride back to the dyke :). This is what you red ribs have in store ,when the time comes for you to leave the hill looking for small flying adventures.

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RRC weekend20th -21th feb

20 Feb 2016 - 00:00
21 Feb 2016 - 00:00

Sorry for the late post ,but worse then that i could not make the flying yesterday,which proved to be glorious for a certain few peeps in the club ,and from one of our sites MT caburn, and starting the race, for this years xc godliness.
As you are now really peeved with the weather,and studying the forecasts every day,obviously looking more then one day ahead,which for the most,always pans out differently,you will have noticed that this weekend has the same strong winds forecasted,if this changes i will post agian fri night for an update for the weekend.

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Pilot exam

25 Feb 2016 - 20:00
25 Feb 2016 - 22:00

The plan is to set the Pilot exam on the night of 25th Feb (last thursday in Feb) at Glynde Social club.

Anyone wanting to take this exam needs to get me their BHPA number and name by the end of 18th Feb so I have time to get the details to the BHPA and get the exams back.

(I dont have them I have to apply to the BHPA who send them to me with your name and number on them)

To sit the exam you need to have completed the tasks in your handbook.

If you have done them but not got them signed off then bring your task book and log book along and it can be sorted out on the night.

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RRC weekend13th -14th feb

13 Feb 2016 - 00:00
14 Feb 2016 - 00:00

I think this weekend looks rubbish already ,the weather is on the mend ,but still going to be testing for our sport,well that just about covers my rear end,for a heads up.
There might be a look in mid week ,but looks like a south to South west wind,i will be watching regularly to see if theres any chance of flying,you too must do your own assumptions on the weather ,as im not going to let on mid week ,as the last time i booked a mid week rrc ,it got blown out.
i will post fri night if theres a hope of a rrc day...dont hold your breath.