Jonathan Harris celebrated receiving his balloon licence in August by flying a Long Jump in October. He and Richard Penney flew 120 km in 4 hours 40 minutes. Read his story below…. My first GreatContinue reading
Tomorrow is day 1.
.The Long Jump starts tomorrow. Anybody planning something ?? Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday Sunday will see a few showers in the north and west, along with a few spells of rain in southern EnglandContinue reading
LONG JUMP 2022 – ENTRY OPEN.
October is fast approaching, so if you fancy doing a Long Jump let me know! Next year we are again holding The Queen’s Cup competition so why not practice this year? ( The last timeContinue reading
2021 winner is …..
The winners of 2021 Long Jump are Mike Jennings and Kim Morgan. They flew 34.87 km in 4 hours and you can read their report HERE.
Day 31 – windy & blustery
Today: Unsettled and windy with early rain, heavy at times, followed by brighter weather and heavy showers, the heaviest and most frequent showers in the west. Windy and blustery, especially for parts of southern UKContinue reading
Day 30 – wet & windy
Today: Early rain, heavy at times, over parts of England, Scotland and Wales slowly clears away eastwards. Sunny spells follow, but also some heavy showers, mainly in the south and west. Quite windy, especially inContinue reading
Day 29 – stay on the ground.
Today: Heavy rain moving northeastwards across many parts, followed by sunny spells and blustery showers. Strong and gusty winds in places, and feeling less mild than recently. Tonight: Clear spells at first before another bandContinue reading
Day 28 – rain
Today: Further rain, heavy and persistent at times, affecting northern England, southern Scotland, more of Wales and then southwest England by the middle of the day. Brighter with showers in the northwest, whilst staying mildContinue reading
Day 27 – windy and mild
Today: Rain, heavy and persistent on hills, affecting southern Scotland, northern England and perhaps north Wales is likely to lead to some flooding in places. Mostly dry to the north and in the south andContinue reading
Day 26 -Southeastern areas drier but rather cloudy. Very mild, windy.
Today: Rain crossing northern and central areas, heavy in places before easing except across northwest Scotland; some brighter breaks developing in eastern shelter. Southern areas mainly dry, rather cloudy but some brighter breaks. Windy forContinue reading