Published: 16 Apr 2013
We note from the Sir George Cayley Sailwings Club website that they have lost all rights to fly from Sutton Bank :( DHPC used to make a £50 contribution to fly there, but it wasn't that suitable for paragliders.
Published: 16 Apr 2013
Register for the forum. Then every time you sign in, posts you
haven't read are highlighted in red. This saves trawling through
everything to find the new stuff. Initially you'll have to click 'Mark Forums Read' to avoid all...
Published: 2 Apr 2013
Thanks to club member Andrew for
pointing out that The Black Horse has closed down. Obviously they
didn't bother to tell us (!), but we have tracked down the tenant
landlord, who is in dispute with the brewery, and has moved to the...
Published: 27 Mar 2013
Dean Crosby and Steve Nash present Pyrenees Hike & Fly (2012).
The pure spirit of Hike & Fly paragliding; that is, carrying a
wing however far, to the next launch site with the promise that it will
carry you in the air in a much...
Published: 24 Feb 2013
Deadline for the Farmers' Dinner is Thu 28 Feb.
Yummy food, real ale, flying chat, balloons and raffle. Come along and thank the farmers for letting us use their sites.
Published: 20 Feb 2013
19th Feb. There appears to be a data link problem with the radio
signal coming down off the hill. Unfortunately, it will need better
weather before I can get the 4WD across the moor to attend to it. This
is because of snow up there, or...
Published: 30 Jan 2013
Simon Scott is coming to talk to us about paramotoring. Simon is a very accomplished hang glider and paramotor pilot who has represented his country at the World Paramotor Championships.
Not only but also, 'Defined Flying Challenges in the...
Published: 15 Jan 2013
To prove that we can organise something in a brewery, Dave Ashcroft and Ed Cleasby are running a second joint coaching course with the CSC.
This year the focus will be on all those skills that lead to flying those first XC flights and developing XC...
Published: 10 Jan 2013
The CSC have arranged for Jon Chambers, X Alps competitor 2011 (and also entered for the 2013 event) to give a lecture on
all aspects of what is involved in this most gruelling of adventure races; plus summit landing Mont Blanc last summer. Details...
Published: 9 Jan 2013
Carlton Hangar Being Demolished. The gliding club informed us today (8 Jan 13), out of the blue with no warning, that the hangar on which Wendy sits is to be demolished this week! We had been told repeatedly that nothing was going to happen...