Bling!

GliderFX have joined the world of bling, with a new LED strip down the fuselage, making the MDM-1 Fox look more like a Neon Tetra fish. Thanks have to go to Paul Holdnal and Ian Gallacher for their patience in fitting the new lights. We are also testing some new pyro...

Keevil and Cosford Aerobatics Courses

The Royal Air Force Gliding & Soaring Association (RAFGSA) provides recreational glider flying to the RAF from eight locations across the country. GliderFX concluded its 2012 winter tour with courses at two of these in April, Keevil in Wiltshire and Cosford in...

Airshow Pre-Season Meetings 2012

February and March are traditionally the Spring months that we all talk about airshows and dream of the summer. 2012 was no exception with the European Airshow Council (EAC) Convention kicking off the talking season in Brussels. The theme this year was ‘Safety First –...

Shenington GC Aerobatics Course – 2nd Course

The second glider aerobatic course at Shenington Gliding Club started with anticylonic haze, but that didn’t stop Gary Weston, Richard Allin, Scott Taylor, Val Phillips, Paul Mucha, Paul Fletcher, Derrick Sandford and Lucy Wooton from rolling the Fox and experiencing...

Shenington Glider Club Training Camp

Shenington Gliding Club hosted the first GliderFX training camp of 2012 at the end of March, from the former RAF airfield of Edgehill near Banbury in Oxfordshire. The airfield is steeped in history – as a base for Wellington Bombers and Hurricanes in WW2 and a...

Glider Aerobatics – on Chris Evans Breakfast Show

Radio 2 Breakfast Show DJ and famed petrolhead Chris Evans is launching a family-friendly classic-car festival for 2012 tagged CarFest. The event will take place over the 24-26th August Bank Holiday weekend at former F1 World Champion Jody Scheckter’s organic...

Aerobatics update: Parham training weekend Dec 2011

The last day of Parham’s December aerobatics course was another cloudless day, but gusty westerly winds limited the flying and training conditions below 1500ft were difficult with some turbulence. Charles Donnelly joined the ranks of students to experience the...

Aerobatics update: Parham training weekend Nov 2011

The third aerobatic course of the winter season has matched the success of previous training weekends with stunning weather and unseasonably mild conditions. Southdown Gliding Club welcomed advanced aerobatic instructor Guy Westgate and the GliderFX MDM-1 Fox to...