RAF Wittering will host gliding competition

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GLIDERS will be flying at RAF Wittering from Saturday until Sunday, August 26.

The base is hosting the 2012 Inter-Services Regional Gliding Competition and flying will take place between 12.30pm and 5pm.

All gliders will be towed to the release height by single-engine light aircraft such as Chipmunk. Up to 50 gliders are expected to be launched, with up to seven light aircraft in the air.

RAF Wittering apologised for any inconvenience.