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SE Wales
21 - 22 May 2022
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Hike and Fly

Event info

Dragon Hike and Fly 2022

The sixth Dragon Hike and Fly is to be held on the weekend of 21–22 May 2022.

There will be a fall back weekend of 11–12 June 2022 in case of un-taskable weather conditions during the primary dates.

The sixth Dragon Hike and Fly is proud to be sponsored by Air Design Paragliders and Stodeus Flight Instruments.

You must sign up via the PayPal link on the Crickhowell Paragliding Website.

Please note the event was sold the day after registration opened on 28 December 2021.

However, there is a reserve list; please contact Alistair and ask to be added to it if you are keen to get a place.

There will be prizes and an end of event party with food and drinks included in your race entry.

The Early Eagle entry fee will be £60 if booked before 31st Jan 2022 After this date, the entry fee will rise to £70.

Maximum of 60 pilots.

Extra party tickets are available for supporters and friends for £10.

The event will be based out of the Crickhowell area and the nominal race distance will be approximately 50 to 100km.

Pilots should be BHPA Pilot rated.

Non BHPA members are requested to email us with your Paragliding-CV if you would like a waiver or you have an overseas equivalent (alistair@crickhowellparagliding.com).

Entrants must have BHPA membership or suitable alternative insurance cover.

Personal accident insurance is recommended.

All entrants and race fans are requested to join these Telegram groups: Dragon Hike and Fly Chat and Dragon Live Tracking for Live Tracking.

Any questions or requests for information about the event should be emailed to Alistair via alistair@crickhowellparagliding.com.

If any competitors would like to purchase a new #hikeandfly glider, harness, reserve, or any other equipment, please get in touch and we’ll be very happy to offer special prices to race entrants.

Follow the event on Facebook: Dragon Hike and Fly Facebook Page.

Local Rules

Dragon Hike and Fly 2022 - Rules

All pilots are required to familiarise themselves with the Race Rules.


Airspace


Dragon Hike and Fly 2022 - Airspace

Airspace details will be covered during the event briefing on the evening of Friday 20 May 2022. The image above is provided for illustrative purposes only. It is in all participants' interests to review the local airspace ahead of the briefing.

Info about Flying here

For useful information about flying in the wonderful part of the world where the Dragon Hike and Fly Race is held, please visit the websites of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association endorsed local clubs.

SE Wales Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club:

SW Wales Soaring Club: