Large recovery of stolen Paramotor and Paragliding gear – Is it yours?

A large recovery of 28 items of paragliding and paramotoring equipment, wings etc. has been made by Beeston Police near Nottingham. If you think any of the items may be yours please make contact with Beeston police using the information below. Crime reference number: 17000224163 PC Sarah Warren or PC Simon Wright Phone 101....

Running out of options

Once I’ve left the hill on a cross country flight, there’s an enthusiasm that takes over. Mostly, this is positive, as it makes me determined and tenacious, but there’s something about such determination that tends to distort my view of risk.

Update To Corridor Alert System

Hi Folks A long overdue update to the Subscriber list for the corridor notificaion system has been made, appologies this was so slow. Users recently added were: Chris Dervin Steve Spingys Richard Fry David Andrews Jonathon Harvey Peter Southern Joseph Goodger Ed Binch Peter Brindle Alex Flemington Jacob Butterworth If you have any problems...

Bradwell flying Sunday 28 May

Bradwell flying Sunday 28 May   Whilst at the committee meeting at the gliding club on Sunday evening we were approached by one of the senior insrtuctors at the DLGC to complain about what he saw as a shocking display of airmanship by paraglider pilots on that day.   It was not the all...

BHPA Safety Notice – Jojowings Instinct Paraglider

SAFETY NOTICE Issued by Angus Pinkerton – Chairman of the Flying & Safety Committee 9th May 2017. All paramotor and paraglider pilots, Instructors, Coaches and Safety Officers must READ, DIGEST AND TAKE ACTION on the contents of this Notice and keep it for future reference. If you hold a copy of the BHPA Technical...

Eyam – Cattle with Calves

There are now Cattle with calves in the field behind Eyam Take off. Cattle with calves can be dangerous, please avoid this field for top landing until the calves are independent of there mums. Steve DSC Site officer.

Your Club Needs You – Airspace Officer

As some of you may know our Airspace Officer Dave Luff, after several years of dedicated service, is stepping down at the end of this term and we need someone to take up the mantle. Staying abreast of changes, and proposed changes, to Local and National airspace is an essential role in the club,

Camphill Lane – Road Closure Update

Work has begun on Camphill lane so by the end of July we should once again be able to get to Bradwell edge from the South. That aside, there are also deep potholes on Duper Lane. These will continue to be a problem for us and any emergency vehicle we may need to call....

Your Club Needs you

Hey up, Fancy getting involved with a club event for PG’s and HG’s? Follow the link for more Info http://derbyshiresoaringclub.org.uk/smf/index.php?topic=416.0

New Leader

The leaderbord has had a shuffle in league 1 of the Ben Morris Cup while Chris is still the only entrant in league 2…..got a feeling its going to change after tmrw.