The Bristol & Gloucestershire Gliding Club is hosting the Targett 15-metre National Championships at Nympsfield, near Stroud, Gloucestershire from Saturday July 3rd -Sunday July 11th.
More than 30 pilots from all over the country will be competing. The event will be run by a team from the host club led by the Director, Tim Macfadyen, of Woodchester.
The Bristol & Gloucestershire Gliding club (BGGC) is one of the UK’s longest established gliding clubs. We own our airfield which is situated near the village of Nympsfield, between Stroud and Dursley. With a modern clubhouse, extensive club fleet and surrounding scenery offering terrific views over the Severn Valley the BGGC offers a combination of excellent facilities and a great site to fly from. Whether you are an experienced pilot looking for exciting cross-country possibilities, a trainee pilot looking to build your skills or a member of the public wanting to experience the pleasure of unpowered flight the BGGC can offer you what you are looking for.
BGGC members include current and past World Champions! From our airfield at Nympsfield, on the edge of the Cotswolds, pilots have flown to the Isle of Wight, Snowdon, Cornwall, Yorkshire and circumnavigated London. As well as excellent thermal flying we can offer over 100Km of usable ridges and the chance of high altitude wave flights.
Nympsfield is home to Targettt Aviation – Specialist Sailplane and Sport Aircraft Repair and Maintenance Centre.
The BGGC is host to the Bristol University Gliding Club
The Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club
Nympsfield, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire GL10 3TX
Telephone 01453 860342
Source: The Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club