Gliding at Old Sarum

Does any gliding (specifically ATC) take place from Old Sarum Airfield?
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Scott Marlee

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try the air cadets website, may tell you on there, im not sure if they use it, never heard of it being used for gliding

www.aircadets.org
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Scott Marlee

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did a quick google search and got the website up, cant see any mention of ATC gliding on there
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Hi Scott
There is no full time gliding presence at Old Sarum,the ATC school moved either to upavon or hullavington,and the Dorset Gliding Club moved to Eyres Field near Bovington some years ago.

regards baz
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thanks baz, i know upavon has ATC gliding now, a friend did his gliding scholarship there not too long ago, also saw the gliders when i was down at netheravon a few months back

Scott
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Thanks guys, you have answered all of my questions! :D
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Scott Marlee

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was the next one going to be where is the gliding located ? lol
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bazv

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Sorry guys...couldnt resist posting pic of Old Sarum taken from my Libelle 201b in 1989,it was a great place to fly from...although the thermals were better north of the M4 :D
Old Sarum Castle/old cathedral site in foreground

Boscombe Down visible in the distance

http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv316/volvosmoker/MoreGliding004.jpg