More Closures!

Last week some of our Pilots were flying Dale Head, perfectly legitimately and within our guidelines, but when they landed at the Dale Head landing near Barber Booth they were approached by a National Trust ranger and told that the field would now be closed until June because of nesting Lapwings. I have been...

Avoiding the Public on Mam

Avoiding the Public on Mam Further to my earlier post about Flying on Saturday 22nd I’d like to congratulate the vast majority on having a great and safe first proper day of the season ..may there be many more. However, there were also causes for concern, and I am told that part of my...

Lambing Closures — Important Please read!!!

You will possibly have heard about the issues raised yesterday by several pilots ignoring the Lambing closures and taking off from Treak Cliff. The farmer was upset both by our failing to stick to our agreements and by the way she was spoken to by some of said pilots. On top of that it...

Rogue Flyer

Some of you will have seen posts on facebook relating to an unqualified pilot posting some pretty scary videos of himself flying on our sites. Before seeing this I had already had contact from the chairman of the Dunstable club who wanted to pass on his clubs experiences of the same pilot. (He has...

Great Pics! Upload a Profile Pic!

Hi Folks, Steve Hudson has started a great initiative to upload photos of your wing as an profile picĀ on the forum, it would be really cool if people could get onboard. The club is large and it’s really helpful from a social, coaching and safety to be able to identify each-other on the hill...

Lambing Closures Update

More on Lambing Closures This Posting has been updated so that the map showing on facebook will also show the Dale Head landing Closure explained in my Later posting Here is the promised updated and currently accurate map of this years lambing closures. Thanks to Ash for editing it and to Steve Spingys for...