Stats out for 2019

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A quiet year in terms of launches achieved, just 4384. You can see further details on the Stats pages. Weather and lower activity levels mainly the cause. Highlights were the Regionals with 400+ tows and Llanbedr with 230+

Airspace: Open or Closed?

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This is a revision on the previous advice. There have been a couple of incidences in the past where, for a variety of reasons, we have found ourselves operating without the airspace being opened. The onus for opening the airspace … Continued

CC Returns to Service

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CC is back with us and will feel familiar to most of you. A couple of things to note: It has an overhauled engine fitted which is still completing it’s running in process. If it needs oil, use Straight 100 … Continued

Hot Weather Thoughts

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This bout of hot weather will adversely affect the performance of our tugs. Most of you will know the following but we all need reminding from time to time, so here goes. Engine: This will run hotter than usual, CHTs … Continued

G-EHMM joins the tug fleet

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The following notes cover most of the differences and a copy will be found in the tech log of MM. The aircraft will be in use in the coming Nationals and generally available to all tug pilots after that.

Landing Lights ON

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It has been decided that all tugs should have their landing lights ON whilst operating close to Dunstable. The lights fitted to our tugs are now all LED style so can be operated continuously and use relatively little power. You … Continued

New Tuggies for 2018

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  Welcome to Peter Brown and Liam Bennett who have recently joined the tug team. Liam has done particularly well, aged 18 and still one of our cadets.

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