BGA LIST OF WAYPOINTS

AND SITES OF BGA MEMBER CLUBS

AMENDMENT 4 TO THE 1997 LIST (AL 4/97)

DATED 1st MARCH 2001

Definitive List - five-table regional presentation. The definitive BGA list can be accessed through a link from the BGA web site: http://www.gliding.co.uk..

The list is held at: http://www.newportpeace.co.uk/turningpoints.htm and can be accessed directly through this web reference.


PART 1 - IMPORTANT CHANGES

Important factual changes including corrections or changes of grid refs and deletion of points.:

ABG ABINGDON AIRFIELD. Delete, no BGA club at this site which is notified for Parachuting. Alternative point Abingdon Bridge (ABN).

BRC BRACKLEY SOUTH. The point is changed at the request of the local Club (Aquila) who use it as a start point. Change to the A43/A422 roundabout on the S side of the town, grid is 458.47 236.20 and WGS84 Lat/long is 52 01.270 001 08.959W. This is just clear of the Croughton radiation zone (may be important to ensure no interference with GPS) and outside the local parachuting area.

CFD CRANFIELD. Delete, no gliding club at this site which is a busy airfield with an ATZ.

CHI CHICHESTER. Delete, inside Goodwood ATZ, alternative point Goodwood Grandstand (GWD) N of ATZ.

CIQ CIRENCESTER QUARRY. Delete. This point no longer exists due to changes in the road layout, and is replaced by new point CNW which is very close.

COL COLERNE. Delete, no gliding club at this site which has an ATZ with light aircraft traffic. Alternative point Bath North (BHN).

HEN HENLOW. Delete, no BGA club at this site which is notified for Parachuting. Alternative point Biggleswade (BIG).

HIN HINTON-IN-THE-HEDGES. This is the site of the Aquila Gliding Club, who say that the current point is difficult to use due to increased parachuting activities on the airfield. Changed point to the intersection of runways 27 and 33 (close to the normal glider launch point). Description column to read: 'E side of airfield with ATZ, light aircraft and parachuting. Site of Aquila GC and Motor Glider Centre (BGA Member).' Change grid to 455.03 236.77 and Lat/long to 52 01.598 001 11.961W.

HUC HUCKNALL. Delete, no gliding club at this site which has an ATZ with light aircraft traffic. Alternative Point Nottingham West (NTW).

HUL HULLAVINGTON. Delete, no gliding club at this site which is in Danger Area D145. Alternative Point Malmsbury (MAM).

NAS NASEBY. Delete, superseded by better point NAW NASEBY WEST

OSM OLD SARUM. Delete, no gliding club at this site which has an ATZ with light aircraft traffic and is close to Boscombe Down circuit. Alternative Points SAL and SAS.

SCA SCAMPTON. Delete, no gliding club at this site which is also the centre of the Red Arrows practice area.

SDN SANDOWN. Delete, Vectis GC moved to Bembridge (qv).

SEE SEETHING. Delete, no gliding club at this site which has an ATZ with light aircraft traffic. Alternative Point Bungay (BUN).

SOC SOUTH CERNEY. Delete, no gliding club at this site, also increased Parachuting Activity at the airfield. Alternative Points Cirencester CIR and Cricklade CRD.

TEM TEMPLETON. Delete, no BGA gliding club at this site.

THR THRUXTON. Delete, no gliding club at this site which has an ATZ with light aircraft traffic. Alternative Point Andover (AND).


PART 2 - MINOR CHANGES

Where descriptions, road numbers or layouts have changed, but with no change to grid references.

BAL BALA. In Description column replace NW with NE.

BID BIDFORD. In Description column replace 'Avon' with `Bidford.

BRA BRACKLEY. Add 'NE' after BRACKLEY, factual change.

CAR CARLTON. Description column to read: 'Carlton Moor GC site at top of ridge'.

CRA CRANWELL NORTH. Description column to read: 'S side of grass airfield next to military A/F with ATZ, MATZ and jets and light aircraft 7 days per week. Site of Cranwell RAFGSA Club'

CRL CROWLAND. In Description column, add at beginning: 'Peterborough & '

CSF COSFORD. Description column to read: 'Military airfield with ATZ, mainly light aircraft traffic. Site of Wrekin RAFGSA Club. P-L'.

DRU DRUMSHADE. In Description column, delete last sentence about a previous site.

ENS ENSTONE. Description column, replace 'Enstone Eagles' with 'site of Oxfordshire Sportflying (BGA member)'.

GWD GOODWOOD, add GRANDSTAND to name, to distinguish it from Goodwood airfield to the S.

HEM HEMSWELL. Remove airspace anotation #

HUS HUSBANDS BOSWORTH. In Description column, change club reference to `Site of The Soaring Centre (ex-Coventry GC)'.

LRI LITTLE RISSINGTON. In Description column, add: 'ATC gliding site'.

OBA OBAN. In Description column, delete '& Argyll'.

ODI ODIHAM. In Description column, add: 'and DRA Farnborough GC'.

PRS PERSHORE AIRFIELD. In Description column, add: 'and RSRE GC'.

SWA SWANTON MORLEY. In Description column, delete 'ATC gliding'.

UPA UPAVON. In Description column, add: 'site of Wyvern Army GC'.

WAO WATTON. Add hash symbol # to A category, and in Description column, add: 'Airfield notified for ATC gliding, also helicopter activity'.

WPE WINTHORPE. In Description column, add at beginning: 'Newark & Notts GC site, '.


PART 3 - ADDITIONAL POINTS

Name of Point

Tri

gr.

BGA

No

Cat

Exact

Point

Detailed Description & Remarks

Dist (NMl) & Direction

from centre of Feature

Map

1:50k

Grid Ref

Km E/N

WGS84 Lat/Long

Deg/Min/Dec Min

Tri

gr.

BEMBRIDGE

BEM

818

B#

E end of only runway

Near B3395 E side of airfield with ATZ and light aircraft traffic. Site of Vectis GC

7

S

Portsmouth

196

463.38 086.67

50 40.574N 001 06.262W

BEM

CIRENCESTER NW

CNW

821

A

A417 r'bout NW

Centre of A417 between two small roundabouts S of quarry, 3 NW Cirencester. Gives stand-off for rounding Brize Zone

15

NW

Swindon

163

400.21 205.65

51 44.973N 001 59.902W

CNW

MANBY

MBY

817

C#

Old Control Tower

E side of disused airfield, now 'Manby Showground'. Site of Spilsby Soaring Trust. 3 Nml ESE of Louth

23

ENE

Lincoln

122

539.16 386.86

53 21.620N 000 05.380E

MBY

NASEBY EAST NAE 820 A A508 bridge over A14 Centre of bridge over dual carriageway, 5 Nml ESE of Husbands Bosworth gliding site. 2.5 NML E of Naseby village 9 N Northampton 141 473.83 278.51 52 23.979N 000 54.978W NAE
NASEBY WEST NAW 819 A A5199 bridge over A14 Centre of bridge over dual carriageway, 3 Nml S of Husbands Bosworth gliding site. 1.5 NML W of Naseby village NW of small reservoir 10 NNW Northampton 141 466.03 278.05 52 23.791N 001 01.861W NAW

TURWESTON

TUR

574

C#

R/Ws 27/33

Airfield with ATZ and light aircraft traffic, 2 Nml ENE Brackley. Site of Turweston Gliding Club. P-L

9

E

Banbury

152

461.29 238.41

52 02.443N 001 06.470W

TUR