Published: 23 Oct 2018
Mark Baldwin aka “Sparky Mark” is coming to talk to us about his incredible adventures flying from across the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. A two-part tale, including running low on food and water, flying leeside and a...
Published: 17 Oct 2018
There is a potential safety issue with the Ozium 2 reserve parachute pod and handle.
Action required: Mandatory replacement of all Ozium 2 reserve deployment pods.For more details see the FlyBubble...
Published: 30 Sep 2018
We’re pleased to welcome serial UK cross-country record holder Richard Carter who will come and talk about his latest amazing feat of breaking the UK 300km record, flying from Wales to land at Scarborough. Can you get further than that? What...
Published: 15 Sep 2018
If you have an ALTIRANDO harness from Supair, please take note! Two safety issues have been identified relating to the reserve parachute rotating inside its pocket and possible damage to the reserve pocket.More details on the Flybubble...
Published: 28 Aug 2018
Rod Buck has finally decided to hang up his boots/ladders/soldering iron: http://www.wendywindblows.co.uk/ If you paid by standing order you have to cancel it yourself - no refunds!
Published: 12 Aug 2018
The Glorious Twelfth refers to 12 August, the start of the shooting season for Grouse and to a lesser extent Ptarmigan. It is one of the busiest days in the shooting season (which lasts until the end of December), with large amounts of game...
Published: 26 Jul 2018
The exceptional weather we have been experiencing is bringing it's fair share of airtime and some amazing flights recently (a 300km DECLARED goal, a 125km triangle). However, at the same time I've been hearing more and more (and experienced for...
Published: 28 May 2018
40th Anniversary Year
Folks it’s time once again to think of the Dales Club’s premier flight competition (no really it is) and prepare to bash bracken once again for the 2018 Baildon Sod. Forget the league and the Northern Challenge -...
Published: 17 May 2018
Murton Pike is a new Cumbria Soaring Club site open to all pilots. The land is owned by MoD and CSC have recently agreed a site access procedure after lengthy negotiations. It lies on the edge of D407 which covers the MoD training area - this is...
Published: 22 Feb 2018
Accomplished xc pilot (in the top 3 of the SMPC league for the last 4 years) Tony Shepherd, freshly back from flying in New Zealand, is coming all the way from Scotland to talk to us about Scottish flying (and maybe NZ exploits too). Nicely timed...