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  The weekend started on Friday for most that were there, as I was one of the campers the first thing to do was set up camp. Once done we headed for the Great Orme where we met up with Robert and several other model flyers who were also there for the weekend, hailing from […]

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After visiting St Agnes Head earlier this year and doing a little slope soaring there I came away thinking that it was a great place to fly, so I thought I would suggest a club trip down to Cornwall for a few days. Three of us drove down there on the Sunday, the rest followed […]

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Subtitle: You take out two models but return with only one.   Barry suggested we go to Leckhampton, which is just south of Cheltenham, to try out the slope there. The slope is listed on the Slope Soarer guide as usable with a north to north-westerly wind, which as it happened was the wind direction […]

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It started when Adrian invited our slope soaring gang to have another go at flying under Llangollen pier.  Adrian, Mel, Dave, Chris, Scott, Steve-B, Mike and Tony and a sprinkling of the fairer sex met up at the Great Orme Ski centre on Saturday lunchtime.  We could not detect any wind but the forecast of […]

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This last weekend Mel and Adrian organised a trip to the Great Orme in Llandudno for a bit of slope soaring. As novice soarers, Scott and I joined the trip to get some flying hours in, although we would be going only for the Saturday and Sunday where Adrian and Mel stayed for an extra […]

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After thinking that slope soaring was difficult because getting to the slope was time consuming, I find that I have been tempted up the Long Mynd twice in a week! The same hard core of intrepid soarers from SMFC that tempted me up the Orme (In my last posting!) also tempted me up the Long Mynd. […]