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Lasham Gliding Society Winter Talks

Lasham Gliding Society Winter Talks

Saturday 9th Jan – Glyn Bradney will give his talk about the history of Lasham airfield.

Saturday 16th Jan – Use of low cost devices for x-c navigation and an insight into state-of- art in hang gliding & paragliding by Neville Almond. Neville is an accomplished x-c hang glider pilot and has done a lot of work in making X-C Soar software work on e-readers.

Saturday 23rd Jan – Lasham’s traditional Burns Supper evening – tickets will be available from the office nearer the time.

Saturday 30th Jan 2015 – A talk by Paul Stickler on historical murders in the 20th Century and before. This is not intended as an instructional session! More info on Paul’s excellent web site: www.historicalmurders.com

Saturday 12th March – A talk on airships by the former Chief Pilot of Airship Industries, Geoff Beard. Geoff is an old mate who started gliding at around the same time as I did. He has had a fascinating career in aviation, and it will be interesting to hear some of it.

All talks will take place at Lasham Gliding Society, Lasham Airfield, Avenue Road, Basingstoke, GU34 5SS. Telephone 01256 384900. All will commence at 6PM. The exact venues will be notified nearer the time but most will be held in the Brown Elephant briefing room if it is available. As is customary, a silver collection will be made at the end of each talk for the Lasham Trust or other deserving cause. As ever, dinner will be available in the restaurant afterwards, and it will be necessary to book on 01256 384910 or by e-mail to cateringmanager@lasham.org.uk

Mike Philpott

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