14 Apr

28th June The 3rd Franco Campana Memorial meeting for friends of the New Helifly Club with their flying scale model reproduction tug aircraft and gliders. There will also be many model aircraft to admire in the static display.    

02 Apr

Another memorable challenge made by our Alberto Sironi (the big Albert) who together with ALlberto Consolini (the small Albert) and towed by Alberto (Albertazzi) broke another italian distance record on a declared triangle, adding nearly 200 km after the end of the declared task.   The wind was very strong and our pilots were able […]

31 Mar

The 2015 edition of the High Performance Stage has come to an end. The weather has been different from the one of 2014 but the pilots were able to enjoy a couple of wonderful days and many pilots had the chance to fly in the mountains with quite a strong wind , ridge or wave […]

13 Mar

Not caring about  superstition today Friday 13th practical exams were held by the examiner Ermanno Ronchetti in ACAO. Michele Apuzzo, Francesco Grillo, Ruggero Manzotti, Stefano Calvieri, Alberto Calvieri and Lorenzo Di Maggio  have all successfully passed the exams, including Emilio Bonzanini who made the reinstatement of the license to fly. Congratulations to all new pilots and […]

21 Feb

Today, the second day on flight safety was held in ACAO. This appointment has now become a tradition in order to examine what happened during the flights in the year just ended. In this second meeting a new subject, Human Factor, has been introduced by two specialists Dr. Neila Zuccaro and Captain Franco Bosio who, […]

08 Feb

A satisfying number of members were shown the keenly anticipated flight simulator today. The simulator – unique of its type – has arrived thanks to the enormous hard work of Matteo Borbonese and Antonio Adinolfi, supported by Flight Instructor Alberto Balducci and Military Simulator Instructor Loris Princisgh who made it possible. It will be available […]

31 Jan

A most enjoyable dinner took place on the evening of January 31st. Pilots of vintage wood-and-fabric gliders recounted and shared their past and present adventures. The participation of enthusiastic guests made the occasion wonderfully entertaining. Moreover, president of the ‘Wooden Pilots’ Association Aldo Moia outlined this year’s planned activities.   Our thanks to all concerned […]