2023 PGC Calendar

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

Weekend Wx

Nice weekend coming up and soaring should be possible if less than memorable.  Both days look pretty blue and neither are likely to see climbs above 4,000 ft.  Saturday looks marginally better if you can only fly one day.  Winds less than five kts SW Saturday, 10 – 12 kts SW Sunday. QV 2022-09-19 1200Z

Wednesday Outlook

It’s a little soon to be sure but the synoptics are good with CFROPA expected to see the front well offshore by 12Z Wednesday and a ~25 F T/DP spread. I’m planning on launching from New Garden assuming the forecast holds up.  Expect updates.   QV

Sunday Update

“Saturday is by far the better of the two days”. Sunday weather control missed this and now Sunday looks like it is the better day, at least for the GCup South.  We should see plenty of cu with bases rising to 7,000 ft by mid-afternoon and almost no wind.  A potentially super day. QV 2022-08-14 … Read more


Saturday is by far the better of the two days with pre-frontal cloud set to spoil Sunday. Clouds of all flavors will be unlikely today which is shaping up to be a very pleasant on the ground and a good one in the air, particularly if you don’t mind flying in the blue.  By mid-afternoon … Read more

 Sunday Update

Yesterday unforecast Ci cloud put a damper on at least the New Garden – Morgantown area and it looked pretty blue north of Morgantown.  Any PIREPS appreciated. Today strong SW flow (50 kt) at 30,000 ft and a developing short wave on the stalled front to the south looks set to produce a lot of … Read more

Weekend Wx

By early Sat morning we will be solidly post frontal with a moderate NW flow and surface dewpoints around 60F, making for a very comfortable weeknd and some decent soaring. Both days look OK with cu likely at about 5,550 – 6,000 ft.  BL winds max ~15 kts NW on Saturday, backing to SW, <10 … Read more