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Mar 132020
 

Hi all,

With the VGC Rally and Wenlock gliding events being hosted by the club this year, changes to the briefing room were required to provide a more versatile environment encompassing new IT infrastructure and the ability to brief to a greater number of pilots with the existing  floor space.

A 75″ TV with audio and a sliding whiteboard have been mounted on the West facing wall, the room has been uplifted with a lick of fresh paint and a new, smaller PC installed. The old chairs have been upholstered and new curtains are in the pipeline as well as energy saving LED down lighters which have already been installed in the ceiling.

The safety video for our Air Experience customers and clubs promotional video are already loaded onto the PC and we will soon have the various field layouts, launch failure options, ridge running and other customised PowerPoint presentations for our members, visitors and course members installed

The project is not yet finished so the room looks quite sparse at the moment but a few important photographs and prints relating to the clubs history are to be re-framed and mounted, some painting needs to be completed, new cabinetry for the PC and the 500k and club Chairmans boards are to be updated.

Lots of people have given up their time to get involved in this project including in no particular order, Steve Rudge, Rob Hanks, Gill and Nick LeGras, Denise Hughes, James Moore and apologies to anyone we have left out.

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  2 Responses to “A change of direction”

  1. I have just heard a rumour that the club may be closed due to covid. I sincerely hope that this is false. Remember the impact that the foot and mouth closure had on the club and it wasn’t good. I’m sure that if folk are ill they won’t turn up. We’re all going to be exposed at some point.

  2. Hi Jan,

    I would suggest you email the committee directly for a response to your question –

    chairman@midlandgliding.club
    secretary@midlandgliding.club

    Regards
    Rob

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