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Old 9th Jan 2019, 12:04
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spekesoftly
 
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Originally Posted by 3wheels View Post
The vast majority of first solos were done on the T 31 (Mk3). Only those too large for the Mk3 were trained on the T21.

In the mid 1960s at 631 GS RAF Sealand I think we had an equal number of T31s and T21s (3 of each ?). Although I did most of my gliding and first solo in the Sedbergh, I don't recall my size being a factor. I was average height and weight ..... and like to think that I still am! During my time at 631 I also flew the Mk3, including some solos.
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