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It's definitely been a season of "better late than never".  We ran our first Novice Hang Gliding Class of the season in late August, the Mountain High Flight course in September and now OcTOWberfest on the last day of the month.  Yes, OcTOWberfest will be this Saturday, October 31 at Infinity Flight Park.  Towing will start at 9:00 a.m.  weather permitting.  Please text Kevin (403 507 0300) if you would like to come.  He needs to know if he should set up one or two or maybe all three winches.  Please text him by Thursday at 6:00.  We will have...

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Those that have been able to get airborne this spring have been rewarded with great soaring conditions.  Larry put together a little video compilation of our efforts launching off the  pay-out-winch near Drumheller.  Awesome scenic soaring over prairie farmland and the Red Deer River drainages.  Thanks for putting it together Larry! Check it out here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdjA1MuxXOM On one of these flights Kevin and I decided to attempt a triangle flight because we had virtually no wind on the ground.  The forecast showed a south wind switching to north.  On Kevin's tow I could tell, by the pressures on the winch,...

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Fellow Pilots,   My name is Brandon Hopkins and I am a Director with the AHPA (Alberta Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association).  Recently, I, in conjunction with Keith at Muller Windsports and Hugo / Scott with Golden Altitude Adventures (Tandem pilots) have been in talks with Cathy-Anne of GEAR (Golden Eco-Adventure Ranch) in Golden B.C, where we have an amazing landing field called the Muller Flight Park.   The landing zone is going to open on 20 June 2020.    I’m going to speak in plain language here:  There are rules that SHALL be followed.  There is no deviating from this and should there...

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Dear Students and Pilots First of all we would like to thank everyone for their patience through all of this. After much thought and discussion we have decided to OPEN the hill for flying activities starting the evening of Tuesday June 2nd 2020. This will not come without some expectations of everyone. Of course the usual Flying rules will be in place like calling in NOTAM, etc. Now for the extras.  We ask that you not gather in close groups for packing up or getting your gear ready. Pilots should prepare their gear along the fence that runs West to...

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First things first. We are going to have to Cancel the trip to Clearwater for the long weekend in May. We have held on as long as possible but things are just not changing quick enough. There are still many reports of cars being vandalized with Alberta Plates and oh yeah the government is still telling us to stay home. There will be NO Restaurants or Hotels or Campgrounds. So that makes traveling difficult to say the least. So I guess we plan for September Long Weekend and hope for better times. Sorry.Now on to more of the same. At...

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