Philip Plane

Philip has been a full time gliding instructor since 2004.

Philip was a Unix sysadmin who worked in computer support roles from 1985. His CV is available for prospective employers to browse.

A few computer related snippets:

He is a keen glider pilot.

Philip maintains a couple of gliding related Perl programs. The first, igc_tool, is used to view igc format log files. The second, allows you to create a task definition for use with the EW micrologger. Both programs use Perl and Tk. Both run on Windows using ActivePerl as well as any recent Unix/Linux system with Perl and Tk. A history of the programs is viewable in cvs.

In the past he has climbed mountains, been an enthusiastic and sometimes competative motorcyclist, and mountain biker.