Well, the forecast on RASP didn't look too promising today, so I was a bit surprised to turn up at the club at 10.00 this morning to find 4 x Full Cat instructors and 1 x ex Full Cat on site, beavering away at getting toys out of the hangar or rigged from trailers. And another Full Cat joining in later.

The day turned out to be a really good one for "firsts". Toni having her clearance flight in the tug and then her first solo aerotows from the front end, Mike Black being sent off in the Venture for his first solo flight in it, Jim Cox getting more solo flights in the K21, and a very enthusiastic trial member from RAF Ops who loved her first glider flight experience.

All this on a basically weak day when Trev got the longest soaring flight in R1 at a couple of hours, but most were up and down in an hour or so. Tony Mountain took Francesca off the Mull for a scallop lunch in the Europa and Dave Kelly had a buzz around in his Tailwind. And when not flying, there was lots of warm sunshine and landing jury duty to be enjoyed on the deck!
A lovely day for mid September.

Highland Gliding Club
Easterton Airfield
United Kingdom
Tel - +44 (0) 1343 860272

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