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Weekly Ramblings 16th October

sorry to those of you who missed last weeks ramblings, planes who'd have em. Any way onwards and upwards...
A mixed bag on the unmentionable from this last week, great days with no flying booked, bad days and we were booked solid!!!
Congratulations to Tim Emrys-Roberts on his engagement, James Heath went solo in his Microlight. hurrah for them both!!
The Cotswold wardens were in on Saturday clearing the set aside area behind the "Great wall of Enstone" in preparation for next years crop of Orchids. The site has come a long way, from 6 Pyramidal Orchids to over 500, in 4 years, Bee and Common Spotted have appeared this last season.  For those of you interested in this sort of thing there will be regular updates on the EFC blog.
The donations for the firework display are a bit thin so far, all donations help, we hope that this will not be the last display we do!!!! (see below).
  
Sunset
With the nights drawing in, it is vital that you plan to be back at base before Sunset, as  this forms the basis of our planning permission. Our livelihood depends on the planning permission, we will not tolerate poor planning or the "I didn't know" excuse!!
Until the clocks go forward next year, you must be on the ground before Sunset!!!
 
Night Ratings
As soon as the clocks go back we will commence night ratings, I shall be doing it myself, please drop us a e-mail if you would like to add this wonderful rating to your licence.
 
Yak Bak
Roland will be pleased.... his pride and joy has just arrived back, following its small disagreement with our runway.
 
Firework Display 5th November Hurrah
We will also be asking for donations if you want to come along to the fireworks before pilots in the pub on November 5th, it was a bit touch n go last year, the club puts up the majority but relies on generous donations from members. Thank you in advance for your support. 
 
Student News
 
We could always do with more students and members, please tell your friends what a brilliant place Enstone is to be.Well we hope you would say that and we will thank you in more ways than one!!!!!!
 
 
From The Club House Bar
The bar is open every day from 11.00am!
Local beer from Hook Norton and we also have a good range of lagers, wines and spirits. Hurrah!
 
Club Merchandise

We have a large selection of club kit you can show off to your friends in, click on the link below and you will be transported to a shop of delights.
http://www.enstoneflyingclub.co.uk/catalogue_item.php?catID=1676&prodID=8561
 
 
Events 2009
 
 
Pilots in the Pub and Firework display November 5th
My Favourite!!!!!! Fireworks at the club and then down the Crown for the regular Pilots in the Pub.
 
December 4th Pilots in the Pub Crimbo bash
Yes it's a Friday,
 
An Evening with Pilot Photographer Keith Wilson (date to be confirmed)
will give a presentation of slides on his work as an aviation photographer, how not to do it and how to get it right. Booking essential full,student and social members first, guests and non members as space allows.
Quiz Night
Test your aviation knowledge over a pint and supper at the club house.
E-mail your interest and we will make it happen.
 
Tail wheel Conversions
Add a tail wheel aircraft to your log book for something a little different. The Super cub  has great availability and is a fabulous aeroplane for pottering around the local area on a summers evening.
 
IMC Ratings
We now have Andy Sussums who can teach the IMC rating and is available on a greater number of weekdays and at the weekend.
If you are looking to add this excellent rating to your licence, please let us know. Ask any of the pilots who have an IMC and they will confirm that they would not be without it.
 
Paul
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Weekly Ramblings

                                                                                                                                                                                                      

2nd october

Wow! what a month September was, the unmentionable stuff has been gorgeous, PITP was great last evening and the new ground school course have had it first 100% pass mark...Hurrah.
Hugo has after passing all his ATPL exams (93% average) has gone to get a tan, check out the Arizona babes and when he has the time, will try some of the flying stuff required to get his ATPL.
David Goode in his CT2K departed for Morocco on Tuesday, we hope to have him back in ten days or so. Good luck to him.
Andrew Preece would like to invite you all to the Glasthalleigh festival on the 10th October, as you would gather fron the title is at Asthall Leigh, Barn Close, from 1pm it's in aid of a good cause (the Ellen MacArthur trust)with lots of musical things to shake your wobbly bits to!
Nick Walker and yours truly started our tail wheel conversion in the SuperCub this last week, very nice aer0plane to fly the Cub, but interesting on the ground and even more interesting to land!!!

Supercub on approach 26 grass Enstone

"Ice Man" Nick on approach.

Supercub-landing

Nice one Nick!!!!

Firework Display 5th November Hurrah
We will also be asking for donations if you want to come along to the fireworks before pilots in the pub on November 5th, it was a bit touch n go last year, the club puts up the majority but relies on generous donations from members. Thank you in advance for your support.
With only 3 months to crimbo its about time you were considering putting on the sprouts!

Student News
Geoff Carter and Kelston Chorely, Jan Ozimkowski passed exams after attending the ground school run by Andy Sussums. If you are struggling with any of your exam subjects, then give us a call and we will put you on the next available slot.
We could always do with more students and members, please tell your friends what a brilliant place Enstone is to be.Well we hope you would say that and we will thank you in more ways than one!!!!!!

From The Club House Bar

The bar is open every day from 11.00am!
Phil's favoured tipple
pump-clip-old_hooky

Old Hooky 4.6% ABV
A beautifully balanced beer, fruity by nature, with a well-rounded body and the suggestive echo of Crystal Malt. We also have a good range of lagers, wines and spirits. Hurrah!

Club Merchandise

We have a large selection of club kit you can show off to your friends in, click on image below and you will be transported to a shop of delights.

Logo of merchadise

Events 2009

Pilots in the Pub and Firework display November 5th
My Favourite!!!!!! Fireworks at the club and then down the Crown for the regular Pilots in the Pub.

December 4th Pilots in the Pub Crimbo bash
Yes it's a Friday,

An Evening with Pilot Photographer Keith Wilson (date to be confirmed)
will give a presentation of slides on his work as an aviation photographer, how not to do it and how to get it right. Booking essential full,student and social members first, guests and non members as space allows.

Quiz Night
Test your aviation knowledge over a pint and supper at the club house.
E-mail your interest and we will make it happen.

Tail wheel Conversions
Add a tail wheel aircraft to your log book for something a little different. The Super cub has great availability and is a fabulous aeroplane for pottering around the local area on a summers evening.

IMC Ratings
We now have Andy Sussums who can teach the IMC rating and is available on a greater number of weekdays and at the weekend.
If you are looking to add this excellent rating to your licence, please let us know. Ask any of the pilots who have an IMC and they will confirm that they would not be without it.

Paul

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