Gliding club celebrate trios conversion to single-seater junior gliders

PUBLISHED: 18:05 17 April 2017 | UPDATED: 18:05 17 April 2017

Kentisbeare glider pilot Charlie Stuckey at the control of a single-seater at Devon and Somerset Gldiing Club

Kentisbeare glider pilot Charlie Stuckey at the control of a single-seater at Devon and Somerset Gldiing Club

Archant

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club are celebrating the fact that three of their younger members have all converted to the single-seater junior glider, writes Jill Harman.

It’s congratulations all round to Charlie Stuckey from Kentisbeare, Ellie Carter from Great Torrington and Dave Wojnar from Taunton.

The club’s pre-booked trial lesson flights are now in full swing as the pawnee towplane is back on line after its extended annual service.

It was a busy couple of days in the Easter holidays when groups from several local Air Cadet squadrons enjoyed their first glider flights.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club are holding an Open Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30.

The club are hoping for good weather so that visitors can experience the thrill of silent flight, no booking required.

Find out more on all things Devon and Somerset Gliding Club at www.dsgc.co.uk

Other Sport Stories

44 minutes ago

Seaton Town player-boss Josh French certainly seems to have the ‘Midas Touch’ as he masterminded his Colyford Road charges to a fourth win in seven outings, and a route away from a bottom three finish in the Macron League Premier Division is now very much in sight after a splendid 3-1 win at Newton St Cyres.

Read more
15:40

A team of eight Honiton seniors took part in the Jurassic Challenge held at Lyme Regis, writes Ann Desmoulins.

Read more
Yesterday, 21:18

The Honiton and Awliscombe Captain’s Cup competition, which annually precedes the start of a new Summer Skittle League, was played last week, writes Roy Carnall.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:22

Now the sun is starting to shine Honiton Cricket Club is looking forward to the season ahead.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:16

Honiton Town suffered a 4-1 defeat when they hosted Axminster Town in an East Devon derby at Mountbatten Park.

Read more
Saturday, April 21, 2018

The latest Fair Play League table issued by the South West Peninsula League show Axminster Town sitting seventh and it is the Tigers, who are also the highest placed team out of the four East Devon-based teams in the table.

Read more
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Millwey Rise went out of the Football Express Cup at the semi-final stage, beaten under the floodlights at the home of Tiverton-based Elmore Reserves, writes Dick Sturch.

Read more
Saturday, April 21, 2018

After suffering a heavy defeat at the hands of the Leicester Lions, just two days previous, a full strength ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels opened their home season at the Oaktree Arena against the very same opponents, writes Dave Thompson.

Read more
Friday, April 20, 2018

In Provence, the sun was shining and many petanque players were enjoying the spring weather, writes John Thatcher.

Read more
Friday, April 20, 2018

Ottery St Mary were good value for a 4-0 midweek success at home to Lympstone in a Macron League Division Three game.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications