Welcome to the Dartmoor Slope Soaring Club Website
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The Dartmoor Slope Soaring Club is a BMFA affiliated club that primarily fly from the club site at Little Haldon near to Teignmouth Golf Course. We run an informal club that embraces a range of disciplines which includes soaring, silent flight, electric flight, aerotowing and I.C power.
The need for a local soaring club was recognised by Stan Yeo back in 1993 and so the Dartmoor Slope Soaring club was formed. Its prime objectives were to promote model silent flight and prevent frequency clashes by lone pilots using designated sites on the moor. Since then the club has evolved and grown in strength, subsequently affiliating to the BMFA. The club has also embraced thermal soaring and, more recently, aerotowing and electric flight at the Little Haldon site outside Teignmouth.
We pride ourselves in running a very informal group and encourage total beginners and experts alike to fly with us. Within our ranks we can boast a club trainer and a qualified BMFA ‘A’ certificate examiner. Our year has a full schedule of meetings and soaring events designed for anyone to enter and enjoy, and you don’t necessarily need a model. Why not give us a call for a chat?!
We meet monthly on the first Tuesday of the month, at 7.30 p.m. Venue – Phoenix Model Products, 3 Salisbury House, Newton Abbot. Please come along and meet the lads !!