STANAGE FORUM MEETING.

STANAGE FORUM MEETING. Hathersage Memorial Hall Saturday 23rd September 2-4pm. As well as Chair I am the clubs Stanage sites Officer and have been representing the club on the Stanage forum management group…this has proved very useful giving us a direct link to other users, some notable locals, the warden and the peak park...

Leed Bradford Airspace Consultation

Leeds Bradford Airspace Change Proposal (LBA ACP) The Proposals from Leeds Bradford which would have the effect of grabbing large areas of airspace outside their current limits and limiting the xc potential of both our club and those of the Dales, Pennine and Cumbria clubs has been published http://www.leedsbradfordairport.co.uk/media/2643/lba-acp-consultation-document-issue-2.pdf It is a long and...

Broadlee Bank Closure

Please be aware that Broadlee bank site will be closed on the following dates; August 31st September 7th and 28th This is due to Grouse shooting on the SW face therefore it would be wise to avoid this area on those dates. There may be additional dates in October which I will report once...

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,