Notices to Airmen (NOTAM) cover short duration or temporary changes or short notice permanent changes. They contain information concerning the establishment, condition or change in any aeronautical facility, service, procedure or hazard, the timely knowledge of which is essential to personnel concerned with flight operations. As part of the service, Trigger NOTAM are used to inform users of operationally significant information due to be incorporated in an AIP amendment or SUP.

There are a number of web sites that display NOTAMs in various formats - some are easier to use than others, some require you to register, most are free.

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Personal Achievements 2011

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) members make significant flying achievements throughout the year.

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Personal Achievements 2010

When? Who? What? Membership
2 January Rowan Smith First solo
21February James Hood Cross-country endorsement Junior
11 April Henry Ford Cross-country endorsement
17 April Nick Harrison Five hours & Silver height
19 April Rowan Smith Junior conversion
20 April Ed Hirons Junior conversion
28 April Ernie Perrin Asst. Cat. rating
1 May Jonathan Stoneman First solo
5 May John Sillett Asst. Cat. rating
5 May Mark Layton First solo
15 May Kaye Alston Silver height
21 May Paul Summers Bronze C
24 May Peter Smith Silver distance
26 May Peter Smith 100km Diploma Part 1
27 May Daniel Johns 100km Diploma Part 1
28 May Matt Wright Gold distance, Diamond goal
28 May Henry Ford Silver distance
3 June Joao Leitao Bronze C
6 June Paul Summers Yellow card
6 June James Hood DG505 solo Junior
13 June Paul Summers Cross-country endorsement
26 June Rowan Smith Two hours soaring
26 June Jonathan Stoneman Two hours soaring
5 July Paul Summers Five hours
8 July David Stevenson First solo
29 July Nigel Everett First solo
1 August Rowan Smith Bronze C
15 August Rowan Smith Yellow card
22 August Peter Stoker First solo
28 August Rowan Smith Cross-country endorsement
9 September Roland Clarke BI rating
21 October Dylan Davies First solo Junior
20 October Lisa Humphries Asst. Cat. rating
24 October Andrew Mugleston Asst. Cat. rating
24 November Will Bond First solo Junior
5 December Wyn Davies First solo