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Site Name Tailbridge
Site Status Green
Site Officer North (Turn on JavaScript!)
Important Notices / Recent Issues

Please ensure that all parking is at the south end of the ridge near the road (as shown on the map).

Site Reference 17.075 (Use for CANP mid-week)
Wind Direction SW-W (225-270) - See new wind rose for details
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.


Off the road at the South end of the site.


The B 6270 runs from top to bottom.


Max of 12 pilots.


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


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.

Nearest landline / Mobile reception

At Nateby.

This flying site was last edited on: 14 Aug 2020
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