November 17, 2017

As of this November 2017, the Airspace Briefings are only being held as organised events once a month for the duration of the Winter/early Spring.  Monthly Briefings dates are shown in the above section ‘Airspace Briefing” and pilots wishing to attend should click on the button named ‘Arrange an Airspace Briefing’ and give their name…

June 6, 2017

One of our club members suffered a serious spinal injury on Friday 2nd June at Dunstable, and was taken to Oxford John Radcliffe hospital where he will have an operation shortly. It seems that Andy Wade crashed his paraglider and was rescued from the bowl at the northern end of our site by air ambulance….

June 5, 2017

Two paraglider pilots dealt with nasty collapses at Dunstable today due to turbulence (around 13:00hrs 17th May). Both pilots recovered to normal flight and landed safely. Anticipate more turbulence when the air is cold, the sunshine is hot and the wind is moderate to strong. This problem is often magnified between 11:00hrs – 16:00hrs when…

May 26, 2017

The Dunstable site record has fallen. Yes, again! In less than 3 years. Consider that the record, of 98 Miles, was set in 1998 by Pete Roberts on a Hang Glider and it stood for 15 Years! It was not until 2013 that it was beaten by another HG expertly piloted by Andrew Hollidge when he…