26 Apr

Take offs only started at 08.20, but were possible earlier. A number of pilots declared some impressive tasks and four actually completed a 1000+ km flight! Well done all those who manage to take home a height gain or five hours and the joy of flying in a sky which offered fantastic lift!!!  

07 Apr

For some time ACAO has planned to offer glider flying for those with motor disabilities and this has now become a reality. In the next few weeks our club will hold two meetings on that topic in collaboration with Spazio Vita Niguarda Coop Sociale Onlus. The first will happen on Tuesday 19th April between 17.00 […]

04 Apr

This Sunday the Calcinate Water Board complained – again – of our inordinate consumption between 11 and 12 o’clock, which was caused by Carlos’s unusually generosity (3 buckets each…) when “baptising” two student pilots who had soloed this morning. Congratulations to Cristian and Matteo and very good luck!   

28 Mar

The “Washing Team” ACAO, strongly led by Carlos, doesn’t miss a trick. On Saturday two new first solo student were well and truly ‘baptised’. Congratulations to Pierluigi and Leonardo who soloed for the first time. Thumbs up for them both.

22 Mar

20th March saw the completion of the national team training week which involved five days under the guidance of coach Luciano Avanzini supported by scorer Gianni Maiochi and Alberto Albertazzi for Met forecasting and flight operations. Weather was very variable with pilots being able to start the season and train under a wide variety of […]

22 Mar

Hi everyone! A terrific flying weekend at Calcinate! We had great training on Saturday and Sunday both for qualified pilots preparing for the start of the season, and for students about to experiment with soaring for the first time. Everyone was very pleased and special thanks to the instructors, to safety pilots who accompanied those […]

13 Mar

Marina Galetto has, on behalf of Aero Club Italia (AeCI), nominated Margherita for the Pelagia Majewska medal, presenting her curriculum to the IGC Plenary Meeting which voted unanimously in favour. This medal may be awarded each year on the recommendation by the FAI Gliding Commission to a female soaring pilot to reward an outstanding performance […]