WWGC 2017 – Overall Winners

June 4, 2017 5:21 pm

It is our great honor to share with you the official result of the 9th FAI Women’s World Gliding Championships 2017. Club Class 1. Sabrina Vogt, Germany 2. Sarah Arnold, USA 3. Sarah Drefenstedt, Germany Club class complete results here Standard Class 1. Aude Grangeray, France 2. Cornelia Schaich, Germany […]

Closing ceremony and departures

June 4, 2017 4:46 pm

Dear all! The airfield is already sad and empty… Yesterday was a goodbye flying day for all the pilots, crew, team captains and all visitors. The gliding God showed us the best weather of the championship! And in the evening we all enjoyed the farewell party with the best U2 revival band […]

Day 11 – Daily report

June 2, 2017 8:20 pm

Despite all expectation about today’s blue thermal, was weather good and all classes got longer task – A. We had 8 outlandigs and several gliders had to land on the field inside the circle, near airfield. Winners Club class – Claudia Hill (Great Britain) Standard class – Judyta czyz (Poland) […]

Day 10 – Daily report

June 1, 2017 8:55 pm

Today’s weather was something special again. Cloud bases weren’t that high, however, there were quite nice climbs from 1 to 3m. But it wasn’t easy at all… Luckily, the task was set in the area where clouds were developing most of the day, so only final glides were in the […]

Expectations for upcoming days

May 31, 2017 9:06 pm

We had really stormy Baba Jaga ceremony yesterday after another great flying day, when speeds +100km/h were reached! We hope weather would be as promising as the forecast is for the upcoming days… Wish us luck, please!

Day 8 – Daily report

May 29, 2017 6:05 pm

What we heard at the swimming pool in the evening: „In the beginning it was difficult and I envied all those who were at the swimming pool. But meterologist’s forecast turned out as really good and cumulus clouds was in the right place. I had suddenly 2600 m QNH and […]

Amazing weather conditions today!

May 29, 2017 1:55 pm

Firstly, it seemed like another blue thermal day which would be terribly hot. But now it seems like Australian like weather arrived to the Czech Republic! Many cumuluses appeared at sudden and pilots report awesome 3m/s climbs and heights around 2600m QNH!

Day 7 – Daily report

May 28, 2017 9:02 pm

After yesterday’s long sunny day we decided to shorten the tracks – 200 km racing. It turned out to be a good decision because of today’s blue thermal. It was another successful day of championship with only 5 outlandings. Winners Club class: Paula Drazul (Argentina) Standard class: Doortje Gruder-Bleeker (Netherlands) 18m […]

DAY7: Gliders on the airfield

May 28, 2017 4:18 pm

Club: SV, KC, 8M, FW,VR, 75, SN, PY, CX, BZ, YF, XC, 873, BI, LY, R, EF, H1, MT, AM Standard: 3S, HUN, FX, W8, ET, GX, C, CFM1, XK, LOT, Y, HAL 18m: MO, JX, QZ, LXi, PL, BK, EVO, FD, 2L

Day 6 – Daily report

May 27, 2017 6:50 pm

Today’s weather was according to meteorologist’s prediction. It seemed that tracks would be short at first, but in the afternoon cumulus cloudes dissapeared and was replaced by clear thermals. Today was only 4 outlandings – 1 in 18m class nad 3 in Club class. Most successful was Standard class with […]

DAY6: Gliders on the airfield

May 27, 2017 3:50 pm

Club: MT, LX, 8M, AM, VR, EF, R, PY, SN, YF, 75, XC, LY, BZ, 873, J34, KC, H1, CX Standard: 3S, C, LOT, Y, HAL, XK, I, ET, GX, FX, CFM1, W8, HUN 18m: MO, BK, EVO, FD, PL, 2L, DR, JX, LXi, QZ  

Day 5 – Daily report

May 26, 2017 8:34 pm

We were waiting for a successful day, but unfortunately the meteorological situation was not easy. From Club class only one glider outlanded – cont. no 873. Situation in Standard class was significantly worse because of stratiform cloudiness on the track. It caused five outlandings. In 18m class outlanded 2 gliders […]

DAY5: Gliders on the airfield

May 26, 2017 4:25 pm

Club: R, MT, KC, 8M, AM, EF, VR, SV, H1, J34, BZ, 75, LX, SN, FW, XC, CX, BI, YF, LY, PY, MN Standard: 3S, W8, ET, CFM1, LOT, C, FX, GX 18m: PL, BK, FD, 2L, JX, MO, EVO, LXi

Day 4 – Daily report

May 24, 2017 5:41 pm

Today’s situation wasn’t easy at all. All pilots were fighting with difficult weather conditions at their best, however, most of them have outlanded. 18m class managed to come back home with fulfilled task. We have to say that MO’s performance was really brave today because everyone showed her their backs […]

DAY4: Outlanded gliders

May 24, 2017 4:37 pm

Club: PY, 75, YF, CX, XC, LY, H1, SV, J34, 873, EF, R, MT, AM, VR, MN, BI, BZ, SN, 8M, FW, KC Standard: FX, W8, GX, CFM1, C, HUN, HAL, Y, LOT, I, ET, 3S, XK 18M: DR

DAY4: Great fly by JX

May 24, 2017 4:15 pm

Alena Netušilová landed first from today’s discipline. Most pilots from 18m class are at home and rest of them are heading the airfield.

DAY4: 6 gliders landed

May 24, 2017 1:06 pm

6 gliders from club class landed already so 5 of them will have second start and the last one from Australia has some technical problems.

DAY4: Payments

May 24, 2017 7:05 am

Payment is possible in the registration office from 8:00 to 12:00.

DAY4: Informations for pilots and TC

May 24, 2017 6:44 am

Good morning. Day4: RWY 33 gridding 10:00-12:30 main briefing 11:00 first expected launch 13:00 Today’s launch order: 18m class Standard class Club class

Day 3 – Daily Report

May 23, 2017 7:36 pm

Today’s discipline for all three classes was AAT for two hours, because of meteorogist’s fear of rain during day. That’s why launches started at 11:30. Later meteorogist stated that tracks could be longer, because the weather has been steadily improving in the area near Zbraslavice. In Club and 18m class all […]

The web is back.

May 23, 2017 7:18 pm

The web is back 🙂 If you still have problems, try it a bit later, or restart your modem / internet connection.

Website maintenance

May 23, 2017 5:10 pm

We are pleasantly surprised by such a high interest in WWGC 2017. Because of that we need to do a quick website maintenance since 19:00 for approx. 2 hours. Thank you for your patience.

DAY3: Club class in second area!

May 23, 2017 12:35 pm

It is a pretty nice race today! If you check satellite images, there were many ways how to reach the second area and now all gliders have met in there. Quite impressive altitudes today! They will be heading home in few minutes.

International evening

May 23, 2017 6:54 am

International evening is planned for wednesday. Organisators need to know if teams will need something for it.

DAY2: Today’s final situation

May 22, 2017 5:01 pm

Today’s final situation: Club class: 16 at home, 7 outlanded Standard class: 13 outlanded 18m class: 7 at home, 2 outlanded, 2 at home without completed task

DAY2: Current situation on the track (16:48)

May 22, 2017 3:46 pm

All 23 club class competitors are still on the track. Not too lucky are pilots from Standard’s – 5 outlands. 18 m class has 3 gliders on the airfield, 1 outland and 7 in the air.

DAY2: Second start of QZ

May 22, 2017 1:06 pm

Czech competitor  Jana Trešlová had to start for second time because of technical problem. Now she is in the air again.

DAY2: Launches are in progress!

May 22, 2017 11:46 am

All classes got the task B. Sniffer announced 1.5m/s lift, and half of the club class is in the air already! But the meteorologist says it won’t be easy thanks to some high clouds going towards us.

Way to the Prague

May 21, 2017 8:02 pm

If you are thinking about a trip to the Prague, you need to know about traffic complication on the D1 motorway. You can check plan inside.

LXNAV

May 21, 2017 7:31 pm

Tomorrow on 22nd May, Tony Sibanc from LXNAV company will come to the airfield. If you need help or support for LXNAV instruments, you can come to the registration office from 8:00 am.

DAY1: Waiting for the weather

May 21, 2017 7:40 am

The weather seems to be promising, but we have to wait until afternoon. Task setter is preparing today’s task in cooperation with the meteorologist and in 20 minutes first competitors will grid their race gliders. The championship shall begin!

Departure info to Kutna Hora

May 20, 2017 12:22 pm

Spread the word around. Make sure you are there ON TIME. 15:45 Meeting at the entrance gate. 16:00 BUS departure to Kutna Hora. Detailed program here PDF to download

18m Class waiting…

May 19, 2017 12:44 pm

Four pilots in the air, today’s conditions are not easy. It’s windy and blue thermals only. The Czech Team is fighting above the airfield.

Last day of the official training

May 19, 2017 7:16 am

Good sunny and windy morning! The forecast promisses blue thermals day again. TC briefing at 9:00, ordinary briefing at 10:00, no weighing, GRID RWY 15 for all classes 10:00 -12:00. First expected launch 12:30.

Opening ceremony

May 18, 2017 7:56 pm

Dear pilots, Team Captains and crew, OPENING Ceremony will be held in Kutná Hora on Saturday, check the time schedule. We would like to ask all Team Captains to provide us exact number of people for the opening ceremony. Please let us know until tomorrow’s TC Briefing. We need to arrange […]

Registration checklist

May 16, 2017 10:09 pm

Registration checklist HERE TO DOWNLOAD (in pdf) Dear pilots, please be sure to bring all required documents for registration listed below. We need to check your original documents from which we will make copies (or we will check already sent documents).  GLIDER: 1) Registration certificate of the glider 2) Valid […]

Usual daily schedule

May 15, 2017 10:19 pm

7:30 – 8:30        SMS information for the Team Captains about plans for the day 10:00                  Daily briefing (announced in the SMS) 12:00 – 12:30   Scheduled first start (final information at the daily briefing)

Local Procedures ver 1.2

May 15, 2017 11:42 am

Dear pilots and Team Captains, we have updated Local Procedures ver 1.2. We have removed part D3.

Selfbriefing ver 1.2

May 14, 2017 1:07 pm

Dear pilots, new version of Selfbriefing ver 1.2 has been published. Please note different area designated for trailers of Standard class and 18m class!

Airspace files ver3

May 13, 2017 8:47 pm

Dear pilots, please download a new version of airspace files from the Documents section.

Stormy weather for the first unofficial training

May 13, 2017 10:12 am

First unofficial training day! Today’s forecast is promising, however, labile air would cause a development of small rainshowers and so it won’t be that easy. But cumuluses around the airfield look great and our meteorologist says it should last at least until 14:00. Australian Team and Sabrina Vogt from the Team […]

Arrival and what to do

May 12, 2017 8:43 pm

Dear pilots! Please check a manual with basic information what to do after your arrival to the airfield.

Local Procedures ver 1.1

May 9, 2017 9:31 pm

Dear Team Captains and Pilots! New version of Local Procedures ver 1.1 has been released – updated information are in red. We are preparing a manual for you , so you know how all pre-competition procedures will be held and how to proceed with registration.

Two ministries granted WWGC 2017 a patronage

April 26, 2017 8:43 pm

It is a great honor to announce that two Ministries of the Government of the Czech Republic have given WWGC a patronage over the organization. We have great joy, and it is also a commitment to us for the next few days. WWGC is approaching, the first flights are scheduled in […]

Turn Points and Airspace files added

April 16, 2017 8:36 pm

Dear pilots! We’ve just added Turn Point and Airspace files to download section in Documents. Four weeks left to the start of the championships!

Validation of a foreign pilot licence

March 31, 2017 11:28 pm

Dear pilots! As you’ve read our email, there is some further information about validation of your pilot licences. This applies to pilots, who will fly gliders registered in Europe and who have: non-European pilot licence or non-European ICAO licence (It doesn’t apply to non-European PART-FCL licence) or older European GLD […]

Small schedule change

March 29, 2017 8:06 pm

Dear pilots and Team Captains! We have made a change in schedule of the event. Team Captain’s briefing will be held on 16 MAY 19:00. Local Procedures were updated.

Local Procedures ver. 1.0 released

March 9, 2017 11:28 pm

Hi to all! Online registrations were completed and now we know for sure, that women from all over the world will gather in May to fly and compete in Zbraslavice. Preparations are underway, we can’t wait to meet you all. We have just released Local Procedures ver. 1.0 in our Documents section. We […]

Central Bohemia Region has taken over Auspice over WWGC

February 13, 2017 11:44 pm

It is our pleasure to share these news – regional council president of Central Bohemia Region, Mrs. Jaroslava Pokorna-Jermanova, has taken over auspice over Womens World Gliding Championships in Zbraslavice. WWGC Team would like to thank you!  

Entries deadline POSTPONED

January 29, 2017 4:20 pm

Dear glider pilots, Bulletin 1.2 has been just published. We decided to postpone deadline for registrations. New deadline for sending registration forms and entry fee payment deadline is 1 March 2017. Please check new version of Bulletin.

ENTRY FORMS

January 27, 2017 7:25 pm

We would like to ask all pilots to fill only correct information in the entry form. We want to know your IGC Ranking ID number, but many of you have entered your IGC Ranking position or random number. All pilots will sign an affirmation where all of you declare all […]

UPDATE – Pilot Registration Form

January 24, 2017 9:32 pm

We have updated Pilot Registration Form. Many of you probably don’t have an information what plane you will fly during the championship, so the Glider Section is not required to fill – you will be asked later what plane you will fly. We have also improved website security, SSL is now […]

UPDATE – Bulletin no. 1.1

January 18, 2017 11:19 pm

Bulletin update – We’ve found a small mistake in Bulletin no.1 – in Time Schedule, there was correct date of the entry fee payment deadline (31 January 2017), but in section Entries and Qualification Rules there was a different date. So the correct date of the entry fee payment deadline […]

Official website of WWGC 2017

January 1, 2017 12:01 am

Welcome on the Official website of 9th FAI World Women’s Gliding Championship 2017! Follow us on facebook page and support us by giving your like.