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...

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...