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Joel solo on his fourteenth birthday!

Club junior member Joel Hallewell of Wilberfoss was sent solo on his fourteenth birthday, Friday 12 June, by Chief Flying Instructor John Norman. His first solo flights were watched by his parents Neil and Andrea, his grandparents and other relatives. Impressed by two impeccable launches, circuits and landings by Joel they decided to try gliding as well on the day!

Joel got a final briefing from John as he loaded some ballast before his first solo.....

Joel John before

 

.... and demonstrated the perfect roundout on his second landing - just like the first one...

Joel Hallewell makes a textbook approach comp

 

Taster Day II.... coming soon!
Put the wind up Dad for Father's Day....
 

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