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Old 06-06-2010, 09:20 AM   #1
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any designated glider tow clubs in the London area ?
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:30 PM   #2
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Re: glider clubs

..not sure about London specifically but: check this out if you can.

Event Details
Event Name: AEROTOW Springvale Opener
Event Sanction ID: 2010-202
Event Zone: Middle Ontario
Event Type: Fun Fly
Event Date: June 12, 2010
Event Start Time: 9:00m
Event Length: 2 day(s)
Event Entry Fee: $5.00
Event Sponsor Club: CMAS
Event Site: 103 14th Con Walpole
Event Address/Directions: 103 Springvale Road, Springvale Hagersville, Ontario
Event details: CMAS AEROTOW, Springvale Opener.
CMAS (Canadian Model Aerotow Society) hosts the Season Opener Aerotow at Springvale on June 12th 13th, 2010. Sailplanes (Scale and non-Scale with aileron control) to 6 meters will be hauled skyward by the tugs available. Spectators are welcome. Drop by and chat or even volunteer to act as a spotter for a sailplane pilot (Spotters require a keen eye and the patience of Jove) and you will learn much about aerotowing.
MAAC or AMA Membership is required.
Landing fee is $5.00 per day. Bottled water will be provided for all pilots.
Bring your own Lunch. Camping (no hookups) is available on site from Friday evening
This is a CMAS Medal Program event
Pilots Meeting at 9:00am each day
CD: Dick Colley 905-296-4027 or email <>

Event Contact Info
Event Contact Name: Dick Colley
Event Contact Address: 101 Braeheid Ave Waterdown ON L0R 2H5
Event Contact Tel.: 905-296-4027
Event Contact Email:

Dick is a member of our club and can tell you all about it. I've seen their show, and it is really terrific.

Ray Munro
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