Peter Gill Solo

First Solo: Peter Gill

Wed 26th Sept 2018 Congratulations to Peter Gill on his gliding solo earlier this week. Even after a long career in aviation involving an impressive array of aircraft types, Peter was wowed by his first solo at Talgarth. Photo to be posted shortly. The smile says it all! In Peters own words: “So, what to…

Paraglider pilot converts to Gliding

My conversion from PG to Gliding

Taking up gliding at the age of 52 after 20+ years of Paragliding I developed an interest in flying model aircraft at an early age. I suppose this is what led me on to  joining the Hang Gliding Club at Swansea University and my first taste of actually flying. After Uni, while in the Pennines…

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Ivor Shattock flies again…

We arranged for local flying legend Ivor Shattock to visit Talgarth and get a flight again, as we did last year…. Tony Crowden reports: Ivor appeared late afternoon and we managed to give him a flight. Mike Stringer took him up in the K21. Mike said he could feel Ivor on the controls during the…