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Restarting Flying dates
This is the latest update from the DfT which says solo flying from 29th March and dual flying from possibly 12th April

Bronze Course
View latest schedule 12/2/21

Flying Fees
Please note Adam Sanders has taken over as Fees secretary. His contact email is on the contact us page.

Electronic Conspicuity Grant
Now extended to 30th September
The DfT via the CAA are still giving up to £250 towards the cost of electronic conspicuity units such as Power Flarm and transponders.
Covid Latest
Flying suspended from Tuesday January 5th.

Attendance tracking
To register your presence at the club, send an email using the date of the visit as the subject header in the format 16/7/20, and your name in the body of the email. It can be sent before you go to the club, at the club, or when getting home. Optionally, use the QR codes at the club to register with the NHS app also.
Instructions Code of Conduct
Registering, which is restricted to club members, will allow you to contribute and give automatic email updates of new posts.
If you have applied to register and not been accepted please contact the webmaster. All users need to be identified to prevent spam.
BWND Blog link
Flying Fees Information The Home Fees program gives you your flying account information, plus all your flying, including instruction and passenger flights. It is a Windows only program.
Flying accounts can also be accessed on the clubhouse computer.
Please note that all detail prior to 1/1/20 has been archived, but information back to 2012 can be provided on request.
BACS payments
If you make a BACS payment to your flying account. Adam Sanders needs to be notified by email. Without that information he will not know about the transfer and your flying account will not be credited.
BACS details
Account: Bath and Wilts Gliding Club
Sort: 20 05 06
Account No: 00141577

Home Fees program
Program instructions
BWND Safety Reporting
Instructions Please report all safety related issues that do not qualify for mandatory BGA reporting.
Download and send the completed Safety Form to the Safety Officer, or post it in the clubhouse fees slot.
All are studied and acted on by the safety team.
Safety Form download
Aircraft Serviceability
Check glider availability on the booking site
noKAN Puchacz
yesFUY Puchacz
yesVN Puchacz - not insured for flight
noLPM Astir
noJKW Astir
yesBNH K6
Maintenance Bookings
Contact your inspector to make the reservation.
Duty Rotas
Instructions Rotas are on Google Sheets where anyone can view the documents. To edit the rota you need to be logged into a Google account, but there is no need to create a Gmail address as you can log in to Google with any email address.
Use this link to register with Google without having to create a Gmail address
Members who have made a swap can you please enter the changes online.
During the period from November to February inclusive, the winch driver changes over at 1PM, In the summer it's at 2PM.
Once the list is published it's your responsibility to arrange a replacement. Contact details are available below.
Member Contact Details
Access is restricted to club members only
Instructions The list of details is only viewable by club members who have been given access to the file by the webmaster. If you would like to be given permission, please click on the link above and follow the instructions.
You will need to be logged into a Google account to do this.
Committee and AGM Minutes
Access is restricted to club members only
Instructions As with the rotas and contact details you need to log on to Google and get permission from the administrator to view.
Minutes have to approved at the subsequent meeting so are published about 6 weeks after the particular meeting.
Confidential items have been redacted from the minutes.
Calendar 2021
AGM Saturday May 1st
Vintage Glider Meeting May 7th - 10th
Portmoak Expedition May 8th - 14th
Open Day Sunday May 30th
Friends and Family Day Friday August 6th
Flying Weeks
April 26th - 30th
May 24th - 28th
June 21st – 25th
July 19th – 23rd Task week
August 9th – 13th
August 23rd – 27th