Site Guide - Mendlesham

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Suffolk Coastal Floaters Hang Gliding Club
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LAT: 52.22967, LONG: 1.12863

Flights From Mendlesham

TypeDateLaunch TimeGliderSiteDuration (h:m)CommentsHeight Gain (ft)Distance (km)Hours (h:m)
TSun, 13 Aug 201712:00Wills Wing U2 160Mendlesham00:01A cross wind take-off and I pop the nose; the left wing stalls and a lock-out starts. I almost recover but run out of air and crash into the ground.6092:21
TSun, 12 May 201314:45AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:08Still windy; 10-15 mph but wind smoother. Full tow to 1000 feet. Broken thermals with sharp edges. Managed to dip in and out of a thermal maintaining 500feet until landing 1.6 km from launch.1,0001.658:20
TSun, 12 May 201313:15AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:03Windy launch; 10-15 mph. A little crosswind. Opted to release half way up on tow fearing weak link or cable snap. Missed right upright when landing which made for an interesting landing approach.70058:12
TSun, 11 Nov 201216:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:03Mini out and return70055:25
TSun, 11 Nov 201215:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:04Shadow ultra light passed under me on landing approach70055:22
TSun, 11 Nov 201213:30AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:04Weak link break70055:18
TSun, 11 Nov 201211:30AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:03Perfect no step landing69055:14
TSat, 21 Apr 201216:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:03Speedy flight; no lift and landed very close to the set-up landing spot.70051:41
TSat, 21 Apr 201213:30AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:03Heavy rain in-bound.65051:38
TSat, 21 Apr 201212:30AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:03Others went XC but unable to connect with any lift on this smooth tow and return flight.60051:35
TSat, 21 Apr 201212:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:01Cable snap20051:32
TSat, 23 Apr 201100:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:04Light SE Winds, some thermic activity but minimal043:08
TSat, 23 Apr 201100:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:04Light SE Winds, some thermic activity but minimal043:12
TSat, 23 Apr 201100:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:05Light SE Winds, some thermic activity but minimal043:17
TSat, 23 Apr 201100:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:03Moderate E winds as sea breezes reached airfield.043:20
TSat, 23 Apr 201100:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:03Nil wind.043:23
TSat, 12 Feb 201100:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:05Wind straight down the runway - W 8-10 mph and muddy!1,05040:38
TSat, 12 Feb 201100:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:06Wind straight down the runway - W 8-10 mph and muddy!1,05040:44
TSat, 12 Feb 201100:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:04nil wind take-off80040:48
TSat, 18 Sep 201013:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0365037:47
TSat, 18 Sep 201012:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0375037:44
TSat, 18 Sep 201011:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0580037:41
TSat, 18 Sep 201010:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0470037:36
TSun, 01 Aug 201016:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0460036:40
TSun, 01 Aug 201015:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0460036:36
TSun, 01 Aug 201014:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0470036:32
TSun, 01 Aug 201013:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0475036:28
TSun, 01 Aug 201012:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:01Double release15036:24
TSun, 01 Aug 201011:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0455036:23
TSun, 01 Aug 201010:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:03Horrible sinky air on tow50036:19
TSat, 24 Jul 201012:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:04Very cross wind launches, bumpy conditions on landing approaches60036:16
TSat, 24 Jul 201011:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:04Very cross wind launches, bumpy conditions on landing approaches60036:12
OSat, 24 Jul 201010:00Other MendleshamMy first mission arriving at Mendlesham was to sit my pilot exam. Richard H. kindly set-up a table and exam for me in the hanger!036:08
TSat, 03 Jul 201013:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0470036:08
TSat, 03 Jul 201012:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0475036:04
TSat, 03 Jul 201011:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0575036:00
TSat, 03 Jul 201010:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0580035:55
TSat, 26 Jun 201013:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0690035:50
TSat, 26 Jun 201012:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0590035:44
TSat, 26 Jun 201011:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:141,35435:39
TSat, 05 Jun 201010:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0649835:16
TSun, 18 Apr 201012:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:121,12533:33
TSun, 18 Apr 201011:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0690033:21
TSun, 18 Apr 201010:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0980033:15
TSat, 17 Apr 201012:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0670033:06
TSat, 17 Apr 201011:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0670033:00
TSat, 17 Apr 201010:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:0975732:54
TSun, 07 Mar 201012:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:071,00030:39
TSun, 07 Mar 201011:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:071,05030:32
TSun, 07 Mar 201010:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:081,10030:25
TSun, 27 Sep 200913:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:04W-N, light wind, blue sky, slightly thermic early on.50027:52
TSun, 27 Sep 200912:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:05W-N, light wind, blue sky, slightly thermic early on.60027:48
TSun, 27 Sep 200911:00AirBorne Sting 3:168Mendlesham00:05W-N, light wind, blue sky, slightly thermic early on.60027:43
TSat, 25 Jul 200917:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:302,508725:28
TSat, 25 Jul 200916:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:019024:58
TSat, 25 Jul 200915:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0795024:57
TSat, 25 Jul 200914:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0692524:50
TSat, 25 Jul 200913:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0592524:44
TSat, 25 Jul 200912:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0689224:39
TSat, 25 Jul 200911:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0786824:33
TSat, 04 Jul 200917:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0482023:46
TSat, 04 Jul 200916:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0480023:42
TSat, 04 Jul 200915:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0475023:38
TSat, 04 Jul 200914:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0360023:34
TSat, 04 Jul 200913:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0340023:31
TSat, 04 Jul 200912:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0340023:28
TSat, 04 Jul 200911:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0110023:25
TSun, 10 May 200916:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:07First flight of the day, maintained for a short while then landed.67223:23
TSun, 10 May 200914:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:07Wind picking up, great height gain, a few small whiffs of lift.90823:16
TSun, 10 May 200913:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:05Few thermals which I played in for a short while, landing 12 steps from spot.76423:09
TSun, 10 May 200912:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:20Weak link broke at 400ft, possibly due to large thermal that I floated around in making a height gain to 649 in the end.64923:04
TSun, 10 May 200911:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0467222:44
TSun, 05 Apr 200914:30Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0580022:21
TSun, 05 Apr 200914:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0560022:16
TSun, 05 Apr 200913:20Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0450022:11
TSun, 05 Apr 200912:20Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0345022:07
TSun, 05 Apr 200911:50Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0340022:04
TSun, 05 Apr 200911:15Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:0230022:01
TSun, 15 Mar 200912:20Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:03More cross wind49021:59
TSun, 15 Mar 200911:40Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:03More cross wind50021:56
TSun, 15 Mar 200911:10Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:042nd attempt, thermic, bumpy ride up on tow, float down pretty smooth.58021:53
TSun, 15 Mar 200911:00Aeros Target 16Mendlesham00:01First tow in a long time, double released, good landing.7021:49