Category Archives: Members Activities

Website Update

By | October 1, 2023

Thanks John for the group photo. As always the photographer is unfortunately not in the shot, but at least your magnificent 1/3 scale K7 is. I have updated our website banner with the group photo and added a few pics from today’s impromptu aerotow.

Chagford Outing report

By | March 15, 2023

From John, Five pilots arrived at Nattadon carpark circa 10:30. Conditions were dry, sunny and a tad chilly. The wind was brisk but NW and bang on the slope. Lift was plentiful as were the buzzards who curiously followed the models around the sky. Landing was exciting on the top of the hill but no… Read More »

A new Sunderland

By | June 25, 2022

Another fine aircraft built by Joe waiting fine weather for a maiden. This Sunderland is from a Tony Nijhuis plan / kit. I would have thought the current weather would be ideal for a float plane.

Winter Builds

By | February 1, 2022

Joe sent me some photos of his winter build projects. Blerijoe has flown and Joe says it flies on rails. Doodeljoe is about 3 weeks away from its maiden. They are looking good Joe.

DGD September 19th 2021

By | September 21, 2021

The car park opened at 09:30 with a few spots of rain and the horizon around the moors looked a little threatening. However the forecast proved pretty accurate and the conditions quickly improved and the initial westerly drifted N.Westerly allowing the long North South strip to be used for take off and landing. Martin briefed… Read More »

Devon Glider Day 18th July 2021

By | July 19, 2021

Morning everyone, DGD went ahead yesterday in warm sunny conditions but flying was not brilliant. The clear blue sky made seeing models at height difficult, added to that the easterly breeze produced very little lift. Having said that, the small gathering enjoyed plenty of chat and of course the views were stunning.  Check out our… Read More »