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  • Nationals 2019

    Day 5 – Good morning!

    Good morning! We haven’t scrubbed yet but the weather definitely isn’t in our favour today with a nice series of warm front covering most of...

  • Nationals 2019

    Day 4 Summary

    Well done to all pilots who got around today. We had tough conditions this morning with a shower very close to the north of the...

  • Nationals 2019

    Day 4 – Ready to fly

    We’re almost ready to go here at Aston Down. First possible launch is 11:30 but this could be subject to change depending on weather; we’d...

  • Nationals 2019

    Day 1 Summary

    Well done to Steve Barter for being the only pilot to fly the whole distance around the task. We had one pilot land back early...

  • Nationals 2019

    Day 4 – Rise and shine!

    Good morning! We’re on flying day 3. Northwesterly wind becoming lighter throughout the day with overdeveloping cumulus and a chance of rain (woohoo). Gridding to...

  • Nationals 2019

    Day 3 Summary

    Today was much more successful than on Saturday. We managed to get everyone who flew on task and flying out to the south towards Marlborough,...

  • Nationals 2019

    Day 3 Begins

    Good morning. The team in the competition office is busy hard at work looking at the weather and planning cross-country tasks for our pilots; the...

  • Nationals 2019

    Day 2 – Scrubbed

    After careful consideration, today’s flying has been scrubbed. Next breifing is tomorrow at 10am. Don’t forget Sunday Roast and Caribbean social tonight!

  • Nationals 2019

    Day 2 – Good morning!

    Todays weather looks less optimistic. It is likely to remain cloudy this afternoon with a patch of rain. We are holding off until the weather...

  • Nationals 2019

    Flarm & instrument configuration

    As you will know from reading the local rules and email updates, we are operating a trial at the request of the BGA to mandate...