5 Tips for Beginners

By Jack Pimblett  on  April 24, 2019 10:44

Jack Pimblett shares some of the tips which have helped him progress as a pilot.



Pilot Revision–Airlaw

By Carl Fairhurst on  November 22, 2018 12:18

Image may contain: 1 person, indoorOn the 19th Novemer, Richard Butterworth gave a review of the airlaw part of the pilot exam, along with additional hints and tips and some exercises to help in everyday flying which are not on the exam.


The you tube video of a similar session presented by Gordon Bishop to the Derbyshire Soaring Club can be found on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxmMRsRGuGk


Coaching Exercise - Navigation and Instruments

By Phil Colbert on  August 6, 2017 21:05

For those taking part in the coaching exercise on navigating with your instruments - make sure you read  and study the manual for your software/instrument. Download the two waypoint files, unzip them and install them in the correct place on your instrument. Check that you can access them. On the day you will need to assemble a task using selected waypoints, edit the size of the waypoint circles, then complete the task.

PSC Training Waypoints

Kobo instrument night with Phil Colbert

By Carl Fairhurst on  September 2, 2015 19:04

Wednesday, September 23 at 7:30pm

The Boaryard Inn. Bolton Road. Riley Green. PR5 0SP.

Phil Colbert will host a Pennine Soaring Club instrument night focusing on the use of a Kobo tablet and the use of LK 8000 and XC Soar. Points to be covered : GPS connection , sounds/warnings , screen profiles , maps , waypoints and tasks using XC Planner . Illustrations by way of computer projection so we can all see the instrument manipulation.
Phil Colbert will welcome input from members already using Kobo. Please bring your Kobo to the instrument evening.