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Site Name Tailbridge
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Important Notices / Recent Issues

None.

Site Reference 17.075 (Use for CANP mid-week)
Wind Direction SW – W (225 – 270)
Site Lat Long 54.442211, -2.300522
OS Grid NY 804 050
Height 1740’ (530m) AMSL. 295’ (90m) Top to Bottom
Grade Of Flyer

PG – All grades.

HG – All grades.

Parking

Off the road at the South end of the site.

Access

The B 6270 runs from top to bottom.

Capacity

Max of 12 pilots.

Hazards

Exposed limestone in the launch area has wrecked gliders and lines, pick your launch spot carefully.

Rules

If flying on to Mallerstang Edge keep well away from the face of Mallerstang as Peregrine Falcons nest there.

Other Comments The site is shared with the Cumbrian Soaring Club. The farmers have expressed concern at occasional crowding at this site.

There is a small NW face that has been flown occasionally.  Do not attempt to land near the car park in this wind direction as it is likely to be in rotor.

Owner

Harrison Beck, 3 Sedburgh Drive, Kendal.

 

Three farmers have grazing rights:

Malcolm Robinson, Low Farm, Nateby.

Paul Dixon, Rake Head, Nateby.

Adrian Bell The Park Wall, Nateby.

Nearest landline / Mobile reception

At Nateby.

This flying site was last edited on: 2 Dec 2016
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