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Click here for the NOTAMS direct from AIS
 

 

British Gliding Association
The governing body of British Gliding

Weather links... is it going to rain today? Probably!
 

RASP
Regional Atmospheric Soaring Prediction
BLIPMAP plots provide soaring-specific thermal forecasts, the parameters soaring pilots want to know

http://www.theyr.com/

Try the link for animated weather trends and other clever stuff

Glidemet

Gliding weather forecast for England and Wales - Great site for all information including Metars/Tafs etc.

Metcheck -- put in your airfield

Great site for 10 day forcast

Skylink the Weather site

Link above is for weather at RAF Wyton, Cambs NVGC's nearest station

BBC WEATHER

Some might say the best weather site on the Internet....

THE MET OFFICE

A comprehensive range of weather and environmental services designed for private pilots right through to the largest global airlines...

Weather Photography

A must see site for all you cloud spotters out there! Seriously though an informed site which every glider pilot MUST visit!

Flying Aids - GPS, PDAs,PNA's
 

XCSoar

A Free Program which can be loaded onto PDAs and PNAs to provide moving airmaps, advise of airspace, and also shows Task information plus much more.

LK8000

An off shoot of the XCSoar Program with a different Display

XCSoar / LK8000 UK data files

Files that can be uploaded to use with the above XCSoar and LK8000 programs

Flight Sims of interest

Condor

The Flight sim that you can race other glider pilots on line. NVGC has a small dedicated band who use this flight sim.

Links to other Gliding Clubs
  Cambridge Gliding Club

Cambridge Gliding Club - a 7 day a week operation west of Cambridge at Gransden Lodge - professional site well worth checking out.
 

Husbands Bosworth Gliding

Husband Bosworth now known as the Soaring Centre another professional site well woth a visit

 

Yorkshire Gliding Club

Sutton Bank in Yorkshire offers Wave, Ridge and Soaring all from one site

 

Long Mynd Gliding Club

Soar their fantastic ridge! A smart site with plenty to check out.

  Crowland Gliding Club
  Welland Gliding Club
Links to other sites of interest to Glider Pilots
  The Glider Pilot Network

An excellent gliding web site with a discussion group, search engine, classified ads and email directory. You can even get your own free gliderpilot.net email address.

Gliding and Motorgliding International

An excellent on-line magazine. You can even get your pictures and gliding photos displayed on this site!

  Mountain Wave Project

You just gotta love high altitude flying in wave! A very informative and somewhat technical site on exploring the phenomenon of wave. Try to find the photo of the rotor that allowed a P38 to cut its engines and soar the Sierra Nevada!


Gliding New Zealand - the nerve centre of the on-line New Zealand gliding community.

  The Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust or ABCT

Britain’s first national airfield charity and achieving numerous spectacular results in assisting airfields and improving everyday society as a whole. Already we have scored well over 2 million web hits and received visits from more than 90 foreign countries in only the last few months. 2009 is a hugely important year as it marks the 100th anniversary of the first airfields to have appeared in Britain
  621 Volunteer Gliding School

See how the Air Cadets do it! All very well except at cross country <ahem>
  Airfield Photography

Airfields around the country photographed by Richard Flagg




THIRTY THOUSAND FEET is a directory of Web pages, news, newsgroups, mail lists, and other on-line resources devoted to aviation. You will find links to commercial, government, military, organizational, and personal sites.

 

Unbiased UK Airport news website

uk-airport-news.info is the UK's first and only complete UK airport news website.

There is so much going on at UK airports, that it's hard to keep track. And this is where we can help. We scour online and offline news sources every day for news about UK airports. We read the stories and the press releases, pick out the facts, and we post them on this website.

http://www.uk-airport-news.info/

Links on Cambridgeshire and local area interests
  Huntingdon Leisure

Looking for something else fun to do in the Huntingdonshire area?
Then why not start here with a great site providing access to all sorts of fun things to do in the area!

Cambridge Search Engine


Local to Cambridge and looking for news, views and reviews on restaurants, pubs and all other kinds of attractions... a useful site....

Godmanchester Web Site


The Godmanchester site was established in 1998 and comprises over 250 pages on the town, its people and history. Information is provided on the Community Association, Town Council and details local groups and clubs, plus events in the area.
 

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