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Derek’s forecast

Hi Folks, We will have an occluded front sitting either over us or very close to us on Saturday.. An occluded front normally comes with a lot of very wet rain so I’m afraid Saturday is a write off. On Sunday there is a cold front moving south but unsure of the timing of when… Read more Derek’s forecast

Soaring successes

The headline story is Paul’s cross country achievement, pushing through northerly winds to arrive at Kirton. Once the formalities are sorted out this may be the second stage of his Silver C completed. Congratulations. A great soaring day – about 10 hours flown by four P1 pilots in only eight launches. Cloud base was above… Read more Soaring successes

Weekend weather (from the stand-in forecaster)

Friday saw two cold fronts cross Britain. The associated depression moves north of Scotland over night and through Saturday. This leaves England in the windy south-west sector of the low. The wind will be SW to W at about 20kt with gusts to 35kt – this is out side my comfort zone so I will… Read more Weekend weather (from the stand-in forecaster)

Busy, busy, busy!

For those familiar with Strubby as a tiny, sleepy club, where a day may run with only a single K13 flying, yesterday was a shock to the system. While the log book may only show 19 launches, on closer inspection five gliders were flying and a Turbo-Falke came in to aerotow a visiting glider back… Read more Busy, busy, busy!

Wednesday weather

Bright sunny start, wind west, 5-8 knots. the thermals will start about 0930 3 knots . as the day goes on high cloud will herald the approach of a front that should bring rain in the evening. Outlook for Saturday, bright and breezy