TRAGEDY: Lois Preston, who was killed in a hang-gliding
It is the second hang-gliding
tragedy in the county this year.
Jeff was working for a hang-gliding
manufacturer at the time, and the two of them talked about converting it, Jeff and Philip Haynes [now deceased] worked on it for the last 30 years, until finally Jeff purchased the land.
He swapped hang-gliding
for sailplanes 10 years ago.
It will soon add hang-gliding
and paragliding to its menu of tourist attractions.
SINGER Elkie Brooks is thinking of moving to Scotland to pursue her passion for hang-gliding
and other adventure sports--parachuting, surfing, skateboarding etc--set you back on yourself.
This year's event will bring together 150 of the world's most skilled hang-gliding
pilots in contests such as farthest flight, longest time aloft, and best precision turns, loops, and landings.
These installations take attendees on challenging virtual, interactive, communicative, or mental journeys - from hang-gliding
over Rio de Janeiro to Haptic Video.
safety is to be reviewed following an accident in which a 16-year-old girl from Warrington was killed on her first day of solo flying.
The safety officer for North Wales Hang-Gliding
and Paragliding Club said: "I remember thinking 'this is it', then I blacked out.
With sky-diving, hang-gliding
and light plane activities, players can undertake all manner of aerial challenges.