Cambridge Gliding Club Open Days June 15th & 16th – Anniversary of the First Post War Motor Race

What’s so special about June 16th 2024 and June 15th 1946 as well? June 16th 2024 is Father’s Day whilst on 15th June 1946 the first post WW II closed circuit motor race, organised by Cambridge University Automobile Club, was held at RAF Gransden Lodge and attracted some 35 entries over 12 races. For Saturday …

Women’s Go Gliding Weekend – April 27th & 28th

The British Gliding Association is holding its first ever National Women Go Gliding weekend in 2024! This initiative is a partnership between the BGA, Women Gliding and the GoGliding campaign is the first of its kind. It hopes to encourage more women to try gliding and to show that it is an enjoyable and inclusive …

Flora’s trial flight

Flora’s heart hammered against her ribs, a hummingbird trapped in a cage of exhilaration and trepidation. Today was the day, the day she would finally taste the sky, not as a distant dreamer, but as a fledgling aviator. Her trial flight in a glider awaited, a baptism by wind that promised to rewrite the contours …