Phil's SCSA Newsletter
28/05/2007

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June 16-17 Weston Park  Model Show
Weston Park, Weston under Lizard. West Midlands Nr M54, J3 or M6 J12. Extensive Camping. Contact Steve Bishop on 01952 587298 or 07961 864415 or stevenbishop@blueyonder.co.uk or see www.westonparkmodelairshow.co.uk

June 3rd - White Sheet open scale slope event.. Email Jess Nicholls or phone 01749850358

June 23-24 BMFA Mid West Area Scale and Vintage Fly In
David Prosser Memorial Trophy. Camping Available. Charlton Park, Nr Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Contact Robin Jones on 01451 830422 (Day) or 01608 737919 (Eve)

Jun - 9 & 10 at Middle Wallop. Aerotow

Middle Wallop is home to the Army Air Corps. Access is via the gate at the Museum of Army Flying - where you will be required to pay an entry fee of 6.00 per person, per day, which is collected by the Museum of Army Flying. This is part of the licence fee and there are no exceptions.

There is a charge 5.00 per pilot, per day, for flying - payable to TVSA on registration.

Registration starts at 09H30. The Pilots Safety Briefing is held at 10H30 and flying starts immediately following the Safety Briefing.

 

web nerd bit
Plusnet is my internet service provider, recently they have had problems resulting in heavy traffic on their help line. If you need to contact plusnet, log on to the service page to check waiting times, many businesses have these pages that be be useful in planning call times. 

Residential Call statistics (updated at least every 3 minutes)
Current calls waiting Longest call waiting now Average answer time today
0 0 seconds 2 minutes and 54 seconds
Last updated: May 27, 2007, 2:04 pm

 

Calls Received - updated every 30 mins

This graph represents the number of inbound calls into our call centre in any given 5 minute period. As you can see there are certain times of the day where we are busier than others. However, we actively monitor our peak times to ensure we always have enough people on the phones to answer your queries without keeping you waiting too long in a queue.

 

Club news, 
the club has bought 2 Schandy Gliders for the next raffle, buy tickets at the next club meeting or send a coin to to Tim at the membership address

Wednesday, an excellent day, Selsley was very thermally in the afternoon, John Goddards's Gentle lady flew well able to take full advantage of light thermals. My El-2 HLG found the conditions ideal.
The wind increased to 10MPH at Frocester for some smooth slope lift in the late afternoon. The evening finished with a power session on Minchinhampton, Chris Boosey's Fun Jet had an impressive turn of speed

Photos

Peter's Charisma
Mick's Yak55, high alpha launch
Ken's Spitfire

Saturday at Selsley, a good day for scale flying, smooth lift with a little thermal help. My Pegase joined 4 full sizes for a while with the usual problem of which one is mine?

photo Alan's K8