Dutch and Belgium national gliding days

October 30, 2015

Glider pilots from across the Netherlands and Belgium will be attending two separate National Gliding Days in November.

These events are being organised by groups that include Trig Dealer – Glider Pilot Shop and feature national junior teams from each country. Trig Avionics, the UK manufacturer of the world’s smallest Mode S certified transponder will be attending both exhibitions – to meet customers and provide product demonstrations.

Jon Roper, Marketing Manager at Trig said, “We are excited to be able to show glider pilots our compact avionics, including our 8.33 VHF radio – the TY91. With its unique ‘Push Step’ feature our radio is much faster to tune and easier to use than other radios. We know that pilots really appreciate the ease of use, quality and value in every Trig product.”

World Gliding competitor and Dutch pilot Francois Jeremiasse selected Trig for his state of the art Quintus open class glider. Francois said “I chose a Trig transponder as it’s so small and compact, it has given me space to fit a larger airspeed indicator and variometer, crucial for competition flying. The TT21 transponder was easy to install and is simple to use, it makes long glider flights possible in Holland because crossing controlled airspace requires a transponder.”

Pete Harvey, member of the British Gliding Team also uses Trig in his high performance glider, a Jonkers JS1 C. “Weight is a vital part of a glider pilot’s consideration, the Trig TT22 and TY91 are installed to save weight and free up panel space – the TY91 radio is superb with amazing clarity.”

Jon Roper said “Trig is committed to supporting grass roots aviation so we are looking forward to meeting tomorrow’s competition pilots from the national junior teams and meeting Trig customers too. ”

The Dutch event is taking place on Saturday the 7th of November at Terlet airfield near Arnhem, from 9:00 till 17:30hrs. The Belgium event is on the 8th of November at Grez-Doiceau (on the French-Dutch language boundary). From 10:00 till 17:00hrs.

If you wish to attend further details can be obtained from Approved Trig Dealer, Maurits Dortu, Glider Pilot Shop,