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Try Everything Weekend 25/26 June 2016

A paraglider and a tandem hangglider at Airways Airsports

Airways Airsports, Flyability and Aerobility Charity have come together again for a try anything event! So come along to try HangGliding/ParaGliding/Microlight/Glider (Sailplanes) Piloting the glider will be Guy. 8 times National Glider Aerobatic Champion at Unlimited level and on the…

Hanggliding in Rio

Mark flying over Rio in a tandem hangglider

Back in June 2015 we received an email from Mark asking for some advice about fulfilling his ambition to fly a tandem hangglider while he was on his holiday in Rio de Janeiro. We put him in touch with Judy…

Flying Frenzy training Guernsey pilots

Photo of Mike and Nick pulling the Flychair (with pilot) into the air

In August the Guernsey Paragliding Club travelled to Flying Frenzy in Dorset in order to train two of their members to fly. Flyability has worked with them to loan a Sanderson buggy for training and to help them buy their…

The Richard Westgate Memorial Tandem Meet

A card with a photograph of Richard's memorial tree circle

Many, many thanks to the Westgate Family who have sent through a donation from the proceeds of The Richard Westgate Memorial Tandem Meet last year. It was an honour to attend and meet so many lovely people. If you are in…

First Scholarship flight of 2014

Chris and Andrew flying with the White Horse visible in the hill behind them

We’re pleased to announce that our first scholarship flight of 2014 has taken place. Chris flew with Andrew Pearse of Flying Frenzy Paragliding in Dorset from the lovely White Horse site near Weymouth. He shared the photos below with us.

Thanks to Cumbria Soaring Club

Flyability is very grateful to have received a generous donation of £750 from the Cumbria Soaring Club raised from the Lakes Charity Classic competition. The LCC is an annual competition that takes place around Buttermere. Details of the 2013 LCC…

Lakes MS Flyability day

In July 2013 Steve Kitchen arranged a series of tandem paraglider flights for people with MS. They flew with help from Gordie at Air Ventures. The following is from a write up for the South Lakes Branch MS Newsletter. UP, UP…