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Open Slopes June – Photos

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Open Slopes Photos, May 2018

Open slopes a success again!

Sunday May 13th saw the return of the Open Slopes events, with the second scheduled event of the year running in absolutely stunning weather. A good showing of twenty pilots over the day, together with around fifty models between them meant that the sky was filled with models of all kinds all day. Free bacon rolls for all were very well received as ever! Why not come along to the next event, to be held on Sunday June 10.

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Fantastic day at Whitesheet for the July Open Slopes Event

Perfect weather and a great turn out for the third Open Slopes Event of 2017

More info to come, but for now, here are the photos.

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Photos from the Scale Day On May 4th

Scale day at Whitesheet draws large numbers

Despite the threat of rain, there was finally a chance for the Scale fly-in to run on May 4th. Here are a few of the pictures

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Concorde flies at Whitesheet!

Pete Evans’ Concorde takes to the skies

Proving that it takes all sorts at Whitesheet and following on from the success of the Princess flight at the May Open Slopes event, Pete Evans’ brought a Concorde of all things to the Scale Event that ran last week. Here are a few snaps of it on launch

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Open Slopes June 11th Event

Great day’s flying with top people

Thanks to all for turning out to another good event today, coinciding with near-perfect weather at Whitesheet, for haring around the skies. Next event July 9th.

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4/7/16 July Fly In a Great Success!

Scale fly-in photos from Sunday

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26/5/16: Fantastic day of scale flying again

Last Sunday (May 22) saw the second of our club Scale Fly-ins in 2016. The event was very well attended by scale flyers from far and wide, many of whom were visitors to the club for the first time – wonderful to see. Despite a little interruption from the wet stuff, the sun broke out in the afternoon and a great day of thermal chasing was had by all. Thanks to Chris Williams for organising and running a very friendly and safe event and for providing the first-class photos below The next event is on Sunday July 3rd – why not come along and join in. Free tea and coffee to all from the club chairman’s trusty camp stove!

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First Scale Day of 2016

Sunday, April 24th gave great conditions for the first Scale meet for 2016. Below is a few pictures from the event.

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First competition – Nominated Manooooovers

The first competition of the year, and the subject of the much lauded calendar-poster for 2016, was due to run on April 17. Due to the lightest of breezes, the competition did not run, but everyone had a jolly nice time flying sailplanes, drinking camping coffee and eating cake. Watch this space for when the next competition will be advertised and when the rescheduled nominated manoeuvres will take place.

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