Articles tagged Dorset Gliding Club

Page 36 of May 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, May 1930

Gliding Gossip and News

Gliding Gossip and News THE London Gliding Club has been very busy during the past month, and every week-end large numbers of members and visitors have attended the meets at Aldbury. Some very excellent flights have beenTmade by Captain Latimer Needham, Mr. Marcus D. Manton and Mr. C. L. Startup. The two former have now qualified for their " A " gliding licences. A considerable number of pupils...

Page 49 of March 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, March 1931

Gliding Gossip and News

Gliding Gossip and News T month some reference was made to an interesting all-British intermediate glider, known as the "Scud." This machine represents a clear breakaway from orthodox practice in that instead of having a big wing-spread it has a span of only 25 feet. Its wing area is only 85 feet, its overall length 13 feet 4 ins., and it weighs but 103 lbs. So it will be realised that in every...

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