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Blue Ridge Soaring Society Celebrates 50th Anniversary

During the Labor Day weekend, about 130 former and present Blue Ridge Soaring Society members and friends gathered at New Castle International near Roanoke, Virginia to celebrate the club’s 50th anniversary. The weather added to the celebration by not providing any soaring weather so that the revelers could fully concentrate on partying.

The Yorkshire Gliding Club (Updated with Photos!)

The Yorkshire Gliding Club operates seven days a week and was founded in 1934 on a site which is situated on top of a high escarpment just five miles east of Thirsk in North Yorkshire. The long side of the escarpment faces West and therefore, provides good ridge soaring for several miles when the prevailing west wind is blowing.