Articles by Bill Scott

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Area Open Thermal Championships 2019 – 4/8/19

Finally we managed to get a competition run in 2019!! For a variety of reasons, but mainly due to weather we’ve been unable to fly any competitions. Weather has been great during the week and…

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Aerotow March 2019

NIMSA & the NIAA held an aerotow event at Causeway Airfield on 25 April 2019, hosted by The Buzzards MFC who fly there. Our tug pilots for the day were Andrew Wallace with a Wot4…

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2019

A good start to 2019, with about 8 turning out for an impromptu soaring session on New Years Day. Keith was trying out his new (bargain!) winch, Tim had a new foam ASW28 of around…

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2018 AGM

The 2018 was held in McConnells Bar, Doagh on Tues 4 Dec 2018. 10 Members attended and we had apologies from 4. The officers reports were read and included the usual comments on events lost…

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Area Electric Soaring Championships 2018

This event was rescheduled from the original date of 12 Aug and even this date looked in doubt, as in the run up the wind speeds were looking high. At 8am on the morning of…

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Open Thermal & 2M Electric 5/8/18

With Club Chairman, Bill Scott,  a bit under the weather and unable to compete, only 4 flyers took part in Open thermal. The air was challenging and you either found lift or you didn’t. Paul…

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Open Thermal & Electric 1 July 2018

Another scorching day with no wind and no lift indicators anywhere in the sky: CD decided this week would be 3  Thermal & 3 Open Electric (we ran 2m Electric last event) In thermal: In…

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Open Thermal & Electric 24 June 2018

A scorching hot day and 4 pilots made for an eventful days flying. The sky was very flat and no visual indicators to show where the lift was. What lift there was, was difficult to…

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Open Day CANCELLED

The Open Day scheduled for this Sunday (27/5/18) is cancelled due to the high wind forecast

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