Devon and Somerset Glidng Club welcomes another first solo flight pilot to the ranks

19:52 18 August 2014

The Met Office group who were recent visitors to the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The Met Office group who were recent visitors to the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

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Another Met Office gliding evening at North Hill this year enjoyed good weather for gliding and a barbeque, writes Jill Harmer.

Totnes-based Mike King after he had taken his first solo flight at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club.Totnes-based Mike King after he had taken his first solo flight at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club.

With several members of the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club being employees or retired from the Met Office, there was a good turnout this week for a trial lesson evening, and the weather was forecast to cooperate.

Heating engineer Mike King from Totnes made his first solo flight at the weekend, and on his second solo he enjoyed local soaring for 20 minutes.

Interested in gliding with Devon and Somerset Gliding Club? Find out about trial lessons.

Visit the clubs website dsgc.co.uk for more details.

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