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Tug Status updated – 8/8/17………………………………………….
New roster out to 31 Aug……………………………………

Latest Updates

CC Back in Service.

CC is now in back in service with a newly overhauled engine. The engine has been bedded in and is performing well but for the first 50 hours straight mineral oil must be used. This... READ MORE

Towing Risk Assessment

You will be pleased to know that the risk assessment that you carry out before each tow that you do, has been formalised under BGA NCO.SPEC SAILPLANE TOWING, for use when towing with EASA... READ MORE

Taxi Routes?

During the winter presentation on the new website, it became obvious that the diagrams illustrating the tug taxi routes were less than clear. Rather than try and improve the diagrams (we will eventually),... READ MORE

Engine Handling

We are expecting a new engine for CC imminently so I have been ask to send out a reminder on engine handling and best practice to avoid causing damage, in particular on the... READ MORE

Dunstable Regionals

The Dunstable Regionals will be held from Sat August 5th to Sun August 13th. At this time we are planning to have 5 tugs, all Robins, 4 of our own and LH from... READ MORE

It’s getting cold again

Now is probably a good time to re-read the advice about icing (Carb Icing under the Aircraft tab). Here’s the summary for Carb Icing: Precautions to take Operate carb heat immediately after a cold... READ MORE

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