Friday Onwards

Friday to Tuesday is looking pretty good for getting some points in the Morris Minor XC League, Easy points for the experienced amongst you, for the less experienced grab yourselves a coach and ask them to help you or offer advice (dont be shy thats what their for!) Look forward to getting some entries...

Competitions Update

Hi All, A short update/look ahead at what’s happing in the club from the competitions standpoint. First off, The Morris Minor XC Challenge is running through until the end of February, so still plenty of time to get some small xc’s in and get some or more points on the table. Before the year...

BHPA Pilot Rating – Lecture videos

BHPA Pilot Rating lectures: For those revising for the Pilot exam later this month, here are the videos of the lectures so far. As a Playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch… Individual videos: Meteo notes here Airlaw notes here Theory of Fight notes here Good luck on your exams everyone. Andre

A Small Tribute to Steve Nash

Many of you will be aware of the recent passing of Steve Nash. Steve did some great talks for the DSC asking for nothing in return, but to pass a hat around for people to donate to the charity he was supporting; the Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation. Wings for Life is...

End of Season BBQ

End of Season BBQ 15th Oct at the DGLC Gliding Club It’s fair to say that it hasn’t been the best of seasons as far as weather goes, but that’s not a reason to celebrate it. This year we will be taking the BBQ back to the DLGC where there’ll be plenty of food,...

Talk – Routes from the Peaks on 6th August

The 6th August 2016 was a big XC day from the Peaks. Eleven paragliders flew more than 100k and several pilots reached the east coast. What was particularly interesting about this day was the range of routes taken as well as the variety of sites used. On Sunday 18th September, Rich Carter, Chris Ashman...

60 seconds of Wet Air – #14

As most paraglider pilots, I wanted to understand better the air around us. Looking up, it is clear that the clouds can tell us more that most so it was almost by mistake that I’ve started this short video series looking deeper into the life of clouds. The videos are only short, I know,...

60 seconds of Wet Air – #13

As most paraglider pilots, I wanted to understand better the air around us. Looking up, it is clear that the clouds can tell us more that most so it was almost by mistake that I’ve started this short video series looking deeper into the life of clouds. The videos are only short, I know,...