Please use this version of this page, which contains the definitive version of the 2020 Airfield Manual:
Here are links to the 2020 edition of our Airfield Manual, and to each section.
- The definitive version will become the online version in our Wiki. This page will be updated when that happens;
- For technical reasons the individual sections don't have links to the other sections, instead references to them are highlighted in yellow;
- There is now Section 10 as the various figures are incorporated in the text where they are referred to.
These are all PDF downloads. Happy reading!
- Full Manual (2,287 KB)
- Section 1 Key Messages
- Section 2 Safety on the Airfield and in the Air
- Section 3 Portmoak Airfield and Facilities
- Section 4 Flying Authorisation
- Section 5 Airfield Operations
- Section 6 Local Airspace for Glider Pilots
- Section 7 Visitors
- Section 8 New Members
- Section 9 Operation of Powered Aircraft
- Appendix A Duty Pilot Briefing Notes
- Appendix B Ridge Soaring
- Appendix C Wave Soaring
- Appendix D Cross Country Flying
- Appendix E Letters of Agreement
- Appendix F N560 Radio Procedure
- Appendix G Procedure for Reporting Defects in SGC Club Gliders