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We have moved web site

Posted by Paul L STC, W on November 7, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Members, as this site was becoming unreliable we have moved to


Longest Tow Flight

Posted by Paul L STC, W on May 11, 2017 at 4:35 PM

While a couple of us were quite chuffed getting about 50k in very little drift and in the air for 4 hours Steve Blackler was up for 6.5 hrs and got the winch UK record with 146K.. Well done Steve.

NE Runway

Posted by Paul L STC, W on April 21, 2017 at 8:15 AM

We have been asked by the land owner of the NE-SW runway to take the quad bike around by road or use boards to get it across the ditch which has recently been maintained by digging out.


Posted by michael cushion on April 20, 2016 at 5:25 AM

I have recieved the following email from Pete the Greek re West Runton, he is doing his best to resolve the situation.

To all NHGPC club members,

This is a polite message to all hang glider and paraglider pilots who use our West Runton coastal flying site.


All launching from this site known as Sea View Car park has been suspended until further notice.


We are attempting to make reconciliation with the own...

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Posted by Paul L STC, W on April 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Well done to Darren completing the first part of his STC rating.  For those of you not aware this entails giving up 2 days of your life and work/holiday  to go and sit in a classroom and worst of all its up north.  Mike Lake, Steve Biggs and Darren are now ready for their second part an examination that will take place this Summer.  Richard Hunts rating should only be a formality getting them re instated.  

For our club to operate under the BHPA umbr...

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New Competition Officer

Posted by Paul L STC, W on March 11, 2016 at 4:35 AM

Well done Steve Blackler who has volunteered to take over the comps for our club so please make his job easy by sending your co ords as soon as you can. Remember you need to make an email claim and not think the text, telegram live track or any other on the day after flight message is a claim as they are often sent from in the pub or pick up point and not your landing. Please send all claims to him on [email protected]




Another great t...

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October minutes uploaded

Posted by Joe S on November 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Minutes of last week's meeting are now up on page 4 of Documents.

Please read - there is something for everyone!

Any amends - let me know soonest

August minutes uploaded

Posted by Joe S on September 17, 2015 at 12:05 PM

Minutes of the August meeting now uploaded to documents section. Any amends, queries, etc to me soonest please.

Regards, Joe

Glider Storage / Sort Out

Posted by Paul L STC, W on September 7, 2015 at 4:50 PM

Hello All


At our last meeting the subject of glider storage / lack of space came up again so we have come up with a solution.


On the 7th of November (or date to suit all) after the main flying season is over we would like as many of you to volunteer to meet us at the hangar to sort the gliders into 3 categories


1 Gliders with tags on that will be going into new glider tubes (Keith sorting out) Tubes will be owned and paid for by the ...

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Fun Competition Results

Posted by Paul L STC, W on August 4, 2015 at 10:50 AM

We had a great weekends flying with the weather playing ball for a change and for those who could get out at short noticed made the best of it.  Saturday we had 4XCs and quite a lot of extended flights and good height gains by the rest.  Sunday started good but deteriated a bit by the time we started with the early flights getting the best of it.  With only 5k seperating the top 3 pilots it was a close thing but the suprise winner is Richard Hunt.  I dont mean suprised on ...

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