Flight Report – My first XC Flight by Andre Ferreira

Bradwell to Southwell 17th April 2016 Although I haven’t been flying for long, Cross Country flying has always been appealing but until now has remained elusive to me. I’ve read all 50 of the Ways to Fly better and I’m just about to finish Thermal Flying, and although I do understand Bruce’s and Burke’s...

Nova Testival!

We are please to announce that Active Edge (UK Nova Importers) and NOVA Paragliders are once again hosting a testival in the Peak District 11-12 June 2016

Nova set to revolutionise with Autopilot technology

Looks like Nova are pushing the boundaries of technology even further. Their bulletin today (1st April 2016) reads; “With the Thermic Wizard, NOVA is introducing an innovation, which could revolutionise paragliding. It supports pilots when thermalling and is comparable to an autopilot in an aircraft as it centres the wing in the thermal automatically....

Annnddd we’re back!

Hope you like the new website, let me know what you think on the forum or drop me an email webmaster@derbyshiresoaringclub.org.uk.

2016 Lambing Notice

At this time of year it is important to respect the wishes of landowners not to fly near their livestock. Please read and action this notice.

First Aid Workshop with Lee Pearce

Thursday 17th & Sunday 20th March at 7pm First Aid is a life skill that you may need to depend on to save someones life, or your own! The best way to handle an emergency is to be prepared for one. Knowing what to do ahead of time can give you the confidence to...

Thursday Night Curry

After a very successful turnout last month and seeing that everyone loved the venue, we’re having another curry night at the Jumaira Spice next Thursday. They do a brilliant ‘all you can stuff your face with’ buffet for £12.

Competition Flying with Ruth Churchill Dower

Preparing for Flying Adventures with Ruth Churchill Dower Sunday 13th March 7pm – Camphill Gliding Club Ruth will be talking about her journey into competition flying, how it has transformed the way she flies, how it impacts on her life as a mum, and what pitfalls she has discovered that are worth avoiding! Suitable...