60 seconds of Wet Air – #03

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 – #02

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 – #01

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,...

Preparing for Paragliding Adventures – Ruth Churchill Dower

Ruth Churchill Dower is a championship and PWC pilot from Yorkshire and long standing member of DSC. She is mum to two amazing kids (Evan and Chia) and runs a training company, Earlyarts UK, helping early years teachers use creativity to nurture their young children’s brains. She’s most creative however when she’s flying, and...

Easy Access Site Guide

It became apparent that people found the simple sign up process required to view the site guide too challenging. As such the Committee recently voted to provide completely open access to the Site Guide. See the new “Sites” top level menu item or just click through to see the Pilot Information or Site Guide pages.

60 seconds of Wet Air – #00

  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...

My First Trip to the Seaside – 17th April, 2016

I had often wondered what it would feel like to fly from Derbyshire to the coast. This was the day I found out! By the middle of the week there had already been a bit of a buzz in the free flying community about the coming Sunday: RASP was predicting a 5-star day in much...

DSC Reserve Repack Update

Another re-pack successfully done. We’re not too sure why, but we had to facilitate a second re-pack this year as there were a number of people who missed out. In total 58 reserves we’re repacked which equates to 10% of our members. We’d like to thank Jonn Warden, Matt Cook, Bill Morris, Alan Horsfield...

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...