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Altitude with Attitude: Dubbo tow fly-in
Mar 8 – Mar 11 all-day

Altitude with Attitude: DubboAltitude with Attitude run a series of fly-ins for female pilots in Australia.

The Dubbo fly-in is a towing event for up to seven participants. Organisers say,

“We will be in the tow paddock from mid morning till late afternoon. Breakfast will be briefing time, dinner will be debrief. We will start and finish in Dubbo but where we fly will be up to the weather-gods!”

The entry fee is to be confirmed, but will include meals. You will be sleeping under the stars!

Check the Altitude with Attitude website for more information.

Parafest 2019
Jul 11 – Jul 14 all-day

Parafest 2019

The UK’s music and flying festival, Parafest, is set to take place again in July 2019, in the stunning setting of Caerwys, North Wales.

Alongside the flying, there will be a trade show, demo flights and other attractions, with live music from 1pm to 1am on the Friday and Saturday. Hang gliding and paragliding will be on the flying sites of North Wales, of which there are several in easy driving distance. Tandem flights will be available too.

There is an on-site field for launching and landing paramotors, powered hang gliders and trikes.

Tickets go on sale 1 December 2018, and cost £65 for pilots for the entire four-day weekend (Thursday to Sunday) or £55 for non-flyers. Day tickets are £25 for Friday or Saturday (live music), or £15 for Sunday (no live music on Sunday). Under-16s go free.

The weekend ticket price includes camping – in your own tent, van or caravan, or you can do it in style in one of Fred’s Yurts.


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