Understood
This website is using cookies. We and our partners use cookies on this site to improve our service, perform analytics, personalize advertising, measure advertising performance, and remember website prefrences. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. More details
  • Blog
  • Summary
  • Details
  • Pilots
  • Registration

Event info

Tow launch Hang Gliding Cross Country for 30 pilots as part of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of Accuracy in the UK...

Expand page for more, including Payment & Cancellation info

Flying site

Birdwings
South Cerney,
Cirencester,
GL7 5QD...

Expand page for more info
  • 15 Pilots Confirmed
  • 15 Pilots total registered
  • 65 GBP Entry fee
Go to Pilot List
  • left before start of event
  • before registration 02/05 19:58 (GMT)
  • 🚁

    The region supports helicopter rescues

    Helicopter rescue
  • 🚁

    There will be medical rescue services at launch

    Medic on takeoff
  • 🚁

    The region generally has good phone coverage

    Good phone coverage
  • 🚁

    We will be monitoring radios for your safety whilst you fly

    Radio coverage
  • 💩

    There are toilets at, or near, the launch

    Toilets on takeoff
  • 🛰

    The organisers will download the tracklogs at HQ for scoring

    Tracklogs managed
  • 📢

    The organisers are using Airtribune for registration, tracking, blogging and to publish scores

    Airtribune blogging
  • 🗺

    The organisers will give you printed maps at registration

    Maps are supplied
  • 💳

    The organisers will give you an ID card with all the essential items listed

    ID Cards
  • 🎉

    There will be an organised party during or after the event

    Party
  • 👕

    You will receive a tshirt or other welcome gift

    Free gift

Event info

Tow launch Hang Gliding Cross Country for 30 pilots as part of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of Accuracy in the UK

Flying site

Birdwings
South Cerney,
Cirencester,
GL7 5QD

Selection and entry fee

Eligibility criteria:

Competition - BHPA Pilot rated with Tow environment, or equivalent.
Event - BHPA Club Pilot rated with Tow environment, or equivalent.

Evidence of currency within the tow environment within the last three months or at Meet Director's discretion

Selection criteria for national pilots:
In online registration order – Yes
In WPRS order –  No
Selection criteria for non-national pilots:
In online registration order – Yes
In WPRS order –  No

Selection will be on a first come, first served basis. Once we reach 30 pilots we will be full

Documents required at registration

  • The FAI IPPI card is an International card that states your skill level. It is issued by your National Association and matches the level or your flying Licence

    FAI IPPI Card
  • The organiser requires you to present your National flying licence.

    National Licence
  • You will need to sign an applicaton form at the venue. Usually the organiser will provide it on arrival.

    Signed Application form
  • You must provide the organiser with a copy of your liability (3rd party) insurance documents

    Liability Insurance
  • You must provide the organiser with a copy of your medical, rescue and repatriation insurance. You can purchase Global Rescue cover from Airtribune

    Rescue/Medical Insurance

Cancellation Policy

If the orgainisers cancel the event due to unforeseen circumstances, The entry fee will be offered as a refund less an admin fee of £20.

Prize fund and scoring categories

Team
Individual
Best Spot Landing
Newcomer

SCORING:
The competition will be scored using GPS traces. Your instrument needs to be capable of this, or use your phone to record, and then emailed to the scorer. If using an instrument please bring any cable you need to retrieve the traces. Phone options include, on Android, Tracker (https://mycloudbase.com/tracker/download.htm) or on Apple (iOS), FlySkyHy, https://apps.apple.com/us/app/flyskyhy/id516879039. Please test out your tracking prior to the competition. Any queries please email richard.hunt@mycloudbase.co.uk.

General schedule

On-site registration opening 01/06/22 - 18.00
Opening ceremony 01/06/22 - 20.30
General Safety Briefing 02/06/22 - 08.00
Competition flying days 02/06/22 – 05/06/22 09.00 – 19.00
Closing/Award ceremony 05/06/22 - 18.00

Accommodation and Activities

Local accommodation:
- Travelodge Cirencester - 6 miles from airfield
- Travelodge Swindon West - 13 miles from airfield
- Premier Inn Swindon - 9 miles from airfield

Camping available on site - £5pppn

How to get here

Kufra District, Libya
Cirencester United Kingdom

Downloads

Waypoint files

Organizers

BHPA
The British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association Ltd
8 Merus Court, Meridian Business Park, Leicester, LE19 1RJ, United Kingdom
Andy Shaw
CFI
Green Dragons Airsports

Contacts

Socials

Confirmed pilots
Total registered
Allowed pilots
# Name Nation Sponsor Glider Status
Women
,
Men
,
# Name Sponsor Glider
Class
Status
,
Please sign in first.