Sunday, April 17, 2016
17th April was a bit overcast but warm.
The team formed for our attack on the Pioneer Village by invitation.
Brian & SWJ getting ready to join the fleet.
Mean while Tim H & JTA appeared overhead.
After a good Briefing as to what was gonna down & of course not below 500 foot.
Attack Team taxing for 09
Formating up into Attack Formation
The team back from a sucessful Sortie. Time for cup of Tea.
Gary with said tea checking out the Mustang as she roars past.
Boom there she is.
Another visitor today was the Mayor of Stratford Neil Volzke.
He had heard the Aerodrome was looking good so came out for a look.
Gary & Neil discussing something important I suspect.
Good to have a chat about this that & the other.
Mean while the Gliding Team were up & running
Some visitors checking the action out.
Neil also checking it out.
Great to see you checking the Aerodrome out Neil ya welcome anytime.
Oh and it's a really great facility
Gary & TVG back in.
Then we heard the unmistakable sound of a Radial which signalled the arrival of Brett & ZK-YAK
Not great photo day but include them anyhoo
Catching up with everyone just before our next raid on the Pioneer Village. We invited Brett along which he did and gave an impromtu Aerobatic display which I am sure was appreciated by all at the Pioneer Village.
John S checking out the very substantial wing of the YAK
Brett looking over the Gliding Clubs new ride TGC
Brian getting SWJ ready for his other half Nat
Mean while Shaun & Phillipa getting sorted
On the Taxi 09 the Aerial Amada getting sorted
Back from a sucessful and final Attack on the Pioneer Village for there WW2 day.
Gary & Keith catching up on the Gossip.
Gary heading home for lunch
Some more Glider towing going on.
All go at No.2 Hangar
Aviation stuff going on.
Brian looking happy with his lot.
JLZ with Peter & Glyn getting ready to aviate
All go busy busy busy
JLZ away heading South Eastish
SSF following suit.
Gliders arriving back from Mangamimi
SSF Missed approach to let Glider land.
SAL slept in all day.
RSR getting ready to Greg (Aussie Visitor) for a ride.
The Yella Peril back from the same place as the Gliders
Ditto for JLZ
Gary & Brian getting ready to head out for some Circuit work.
Me taking a break from Instructor Training a good stiff coffee may help.....
Twin Star back in for the day.
John & Peter enjoying an after Gliding and flying gemerally Ale. Our most popular Tipple DB 00.
Greg Checking out TVG again
SWJ looking excellent
Brian often fly's with his eye's closed.
Third flight of the day for SWJ.
Mustang looking fine in the late afternoon sun such as it was.
Sorry Sheryll I like it and it's only the one I took a few.
TVG now resting Gary & ONE heading for home.
That's it for today