12 Sep

  The new calendar of theory lessons is now available for those studying for the glider pilot licence. The course, as in previous years, is free and open to all including those not in the club. In this way anyone can get glimpse of the gliding world and its secrets: air law, procedures, human factor, […]

06 Sep

Dear Friends,   It is with great pain that I have to send you a very sad good morning.   Following a brave fight against terminal illness last night we lost our vice president Sergio Noce.   In addition to a Vice President, ACAO has lost a person of great esteem, a friend, a skilled, […]

05 Sep

This weekend saw the annual “competition” Brutti e Buoni” which poor weather unfortunately cut short to a single trial. Participants used the occasion to analise the flights, with ideas on how to prepare for a race and how to better use the on-board instrumentation. They were divided into 10 pairs of brutto & buono. At […]

04 Sep

Nando Broggini, for more than 40 years an instructor and vital support for Calcinate has suddenly left us. We remember him for his professionalism and humanity and for all that he taught us during those years. Deeply grateful we remain close to his son. His friends want to express memories like these:-   We can’t […]

02 Sep

Stefano never fails to surprise us, reaching the first place in 2010 in the 15m World Championship in Hungary, winning a second World Champion title in the first edition of the 13.5m World Championship in Pociūnai, Lithuania and this year again in Pociūnai together with Frederico Mangano, missing first place by a whisker but getting […]

18 Jul

Sunday 17th July Ludovico Binda, Emanuele Fogagnolo, Pier Mariani, Matteo Petrani and Cristian Vaccari brilliantly passed their practical test for the award of their Glider Pilot Licence with examiner Capt. Dario Laureti. To them we offer our sincere congratulations and wish them well for the enjoyment in their flying. Thanks go to all the instructors […]

15 Jul

The soaring expedition Calcinate-Sotos-Calcinate has completed its tour yesterday, 14 July, landing at ACAO having staged through La Cerdania and then Saint Auban.   July 11th, a beautiful 750km flight from Sotos Alberto and Lorenzo taking off at 13.30 in the Nimbus. Very strong conditions over the flatlands, becoming stronger as time passes. Landing at […]