It’s 2023, and we are on a roll! Ground School in Person and as Zoom: Phil Klauder started setting up Classroom #6 (formerly club house) on Saturday for the Ground school starting this coming Saturday 1/28/23 at 9 AM either as Zoom or in person. There will be attendees from all over the country. It’s … Read more
You can find the 2023 PGC calendar is in the flight office and in classroom. Every member can get a small desk calendar, which has all important 2023 PGC dates in it. The big calendars were pre-ordered. There may be a few extra. Reach out to Tom Stevenson, if you want one of the big … Read more
Wait, what? Since when are we a flight school? Really ever since PGC was founded. And any of us, that learned to fly at PGC have done so with a curriculum, rigor and dedication of our volunteer flight instructors, that equals or exceeds any commercial flight school out there. To the point, that our DPE suggested, … Read more
Have you had your phone overheat while flying? Are you ready to deal with a battery pack catching fire? Worth a watch and a ponder: https://youtu.be/mwzs7vQizpk
We have seen PGC members venture further East towards Trenton recently. If you have not read it yet – Daniel ventured quite far towards the Shore – read his blog here: https://soaringeconomist.com/2022/08/30/08-22-22-what-a-breeze/
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!
We will be voting on some by laws changes to prepare the club for the next 80 years! See separate emails and physical letters sent to your home for more details!
A weekend read that may save your life. A detailed analysis by Clemens of a recent fatal glider accident in Colorado. I don’t think this issue is just a concern out West: https://chessintheair.com/invisible-microburst-kills-expert-glider-pilot/
The SSA offers several scholarships for CFI-G, Youth members… Check the latest SSA magazine for details