The SSA offers several scholarships for CFI-G, Youth members… Check the latest SSA magazine for details
The April edition of the SSA magazine has the perhaps best explanation yet, why a dropping head wind on final may cause you to come up short. Worth a read!
Our weatherman is at the region 5 North contest in South Carolina. But here are some tools you can use: Check Wunderground: https://www.wunderground.com/weather/us/pa/hilltown/40.32,-75.24 Windy: https://www.windy.com/40.342/-75.253?39.863,-75.253,8 Dr. Jack: http://www.drjack.info/BLIP/NAM/NE/index.html Here is one, which presents a good forecast for aviation: http://www.usairnet.com/cgi-bin/launch/code.cgi?Submit=Go&sta=KDYL&state=PA And you’ve probably heard about Skysight – a very compelling tool, if for no other reason … Read more
If you haven’t yet – have a read in this month’s SSA magazine. Several really good articles. From first land outs to wave flying out West, electric powerplants to knife fights in phone booths and “exciting losses” – how inattention can cost in money and downtime. But wait – there is more. Open that paper … Read more
The days get longer, the snow will melt, the field dry out and flying @PGC resumes. Get ready for the season by attending an Ops and Safety briefing, schedule your duty days and go through the required paperwork for your Annual check ride. Plus give a hand with getting our club ships ready with a … Read more
Ground School every Saturday morning 1/29 through 3/5 from 9:00 AM until 12:30 on Zoom. See the flyer below for details: https://www.pgcsoaring.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/PGC-Ground-School-Flyer-2022.pdf
The Black Forest Soaring Society starts a Webinar series Friday 1/21/22 at 7 pm MST (9pm EST) “Introduction to Cross Country Soaring”. It qualifies for Wings credits. More details on the SSA website:https://www.ssa.org/event/bfss-introduction-to-cross-county/
Perfect to stave off the Soaring Winter Blues. Check with Lukas, Mik or Wolfgang for details on prescription, dosage and effectiveness.
PGC has started Winter Ops at Wurtsboro Airport on 1/4/22. Reach out to Mik, Lukas or Wolfgang for more information.
Get out the popcorn, Clemens Ceipek, Glider pilot, Blogger and YouTuber will keep you glued to your seats with his recent videos: ‘Convergence or Nothing’ and ‘Scary Final Glide’ https://youtube.com/c/ChessInTheAir