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Title Author Date
A Bit Of Hot Air Dave Tyrer 01/12/1990

An inspirational XC account.

First Time Paraglider Anon 01/01/1990

An interesting tale, rumoured to be about…

One Winters Day - A true Story Ken Wilkinson 01/02/1989

'Clockwork Ken Wilkinson' (Easily wound up) writes of having his leg pulled, and 'getting fairly old' - fourteen years ago!

Flying A Mattress Alan Russell 01/01/1989

First impressions of paragliding from Nova July 1989 by Alan Russell.

Ace v Magic. No Contest! Bill Niblett 01/04/1988

If ever there was a legend in his own lunch time it was Bill Niblett, the Sky God of Westbury. During the 80's and early 90's Bill was always flying at Westbury and he was nearly always having the best of it. His unusual launching style and long Cruise harness marked him out. He was never shy with his opinions either being very much a character ;-)

Pandy to Blorenge Ray Willis 15/04/1978

A great XC flight!

Case of the Vanishing Thermal Bob England 01/04/1978

What happens to thermals over the back of the hill?

Hay Bluff A Jefferson 04/03/1978

Flying Article

Chairman's Comment John Croll 01/01/1978

An interesting look at Club happenings from early '78

Editor's Comment John Burgess 01/01/1978

Notes on contemporary happenings from a departing Editor

Avon HGC Committee April '78 Nova 01/01/1978

The Club luminaries in '78

We've had some good feedback already about this section - thanks! The more eagle-eyed will note that I've done some more work on it too. If you have any articles you'd like us to include, please email them to me.