The Peterborough & Spalding Gliding Club (PSGC) has launched a new promotional film prior to a number of local flying events scheduled throughout the summer of 2016. The commissioned film, Gliding: Mile High Flying, has been produced by Claire Buckley at Peterborough-based video production company Spare Wheel Productions.
"We didn't want to see the flying action from the ground looking up," says Claire. "What we wanted was to get our audience in amongst the action, within the cockpit, to give the viewer a personnalised sense of flying as it happens - up front."
Tim Beasley, a club member and instructor who is featured in the film, says the new promotional film is a very different viewpoint and out-of-the ordinary from previous gliding videos. That this is a cinematic production with film-score music. "Gliding is for people of all ages looking for something very different, especially for those looking to enjoy the flying experience for the first time."
The Peterborough & Spalding Gliding Club was established in 1970 and has now over 60 members. The club is situated at Crowland Airfield about 5 miles south of Spalding, within the South Lincolnshire and North Cambridgeshire regions.
Gliding in the UK is regulated by the British Gliding Association (BGA) giving opportunity for inter-club events, national and international competitions for those looking to go much further with their flying qualifications.
Peterborough & Spalding Gliding Club welcomes non-members of all ages and offers Trial Flights, Gift-Style Flight Vouchers, and opportunity for Air-Experience Flights with qualified instructors in one of the club's three two-seater gliders. Training flights leading to solo flying are also available from the club's BGA qualified instructors.
Gliding: Mile High Flying was shot using the Sony FS7 camera system at High Frame Rate (120FPS) XAVC L50 in Slog3 Cine EI colour space, and with a number of GoPro type POV cameras. Editing was on Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 with colour grading in Resolve 12. Upload to our Vimeo Channel is via the mp4 H264 codec.
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