Mon 20th July

Another call-out  by the Chairman for an Ad-Hoc day saw a number of private owners line up at the west end of the airfield. Pete Startup set a task of NHL - Didcot - Mottisfont Station - NHL
First off was Ron Johns and Tom Sides in 711, but he decided to go into Cornwall first and turned Launceston  and Candover  falling back from a 519kms to 416kms task. 

Next up was Pete Startup 230, completing the task 354kms in 84.7kph,  with DD3  with Phil Morrison and Nick Jones for company at 78.6kph and JB?
OL missed the grid but enjoyed an afternoon womble (Jill Harmer)
Pete and Jill Harmer in OL completed 175kms (with a trip round Yeovilton) The Park - Iwerne Minster.

"The Badges" (Nick Jones)

A number of gliders enjoyed local soaring including Chris Warnes in FZF, Robert Lee in DKU, Eric Alston in G29, Gordon Hutchinson in JDP (who posted a small task on the ladder), Martin Woolner KMV, Andrew Logan FMS, Mark Layton 477, George Sanderson HES, Andy Davey M, Andy Williams FUN, Mike Fairclough DFK Paul Medlock HMS made a good attempt for Silver Duration but was 40mins short. 
Excursion to the seaside (Nick Jones)
Thanks to James Flory for driving the Pawnee, Dave Perriam for driving the winch and Tim Petty for operating the LPV.