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General News

Covid-19: Phase 3 Guidance

  • Mon 31/08/2020 @ 13:07 CEST

The SHPF Stage 3 Safe Return to Free Flying Guidance document, which came into effect on 24/08/20, and which was prepared in conjunction with SportScotland, can be accessed here: Phase3_Guidance.pdf.

Covid-19: Phase 2 Guidance

  • Mon 22/06/2020 @ 16:17 CEST

Following the Scottish Government's announcement that we have now moved into phase 2 of the lockdown exit, please see the updated guidance which came into effect on 18 June 2020.

Covid-19: A Route Back to Flying

  • Sat 30/05/2020 @ 08:14 CEST

Following the First Minister's announcement today, here is the SHPF's guidance document aimed at getting pilots back to flying, where possible, safely and within the government regulations. This has been prepared in collaboration with the Scottish Government and, after quite a bit of editing, has been officially approved by them this morning. We are grateful to Sport Scotland in helping us achieve this official approval for our sports.

2015 XC League Results

  • Fri 06/11/2015 @ 11:59 CET

The 2014-15 SHPF XC league ended on Saturday!

Congratulations to Brendan Reid who won with 757 points. 2nd was Matthew Church with 637 points, and third was Julian Robinson with 395 points. Matt also had the longest open distance flight with 118.5 km on 11th June from Beinn Leabhainn to Deeside.

Of the clubs, Brendan Reid won from the LLSC, Matthew Church from the Aberdeen Club, Mark Robson from the Highland Club and Tony Shephard from the SMPC. The longest LLSC flight (105km) was won by Stewart Reid - the first time this has been achieved by a hang-glider in some time!

34 people entered flights. Details of all the flights can be found on the XC league website.

Well done everyone!

The winter league has already started, and will run until 31st March. Good luck!

Nicky Atkinson
SHPF XC league coordinator (!)