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Latest news articles and updates from Flyability

New linkedin page

linkedin page for flyability

We have a posh new linkedin page if your on on linkedin give us a follow https://www.linkedin.com/company/flyabilityuk/

Sally goes flying with YX Paragliding

Sally andd yx paragliding clipping in to fly tandem

We’re delighted to share that after a health and weather enforced delay, Sally finally got airborne in a tandem paraglider with Mick from YX Paragliding in the beautiful Welsh countryside. I finally did it!! Plagued with bad health and then…

GBAR Flyabilty tandem day 23

Sarah and Judy leave the ground at GBAR23

After the success in 2022, the wonderful people at the Great British Aerotow Revival offered us a gap on one of their warm up days to get disabled people flying. We managed to get four people up thanks to our…

Buttermere Bash 23

Buttermere Bash/Flyability Buggy by buttermere lake

We’ve just come back from Buttermere Bash 2023. We have never been (Helen and me ) although this event was behind the original fundraising to set up Flyability over 25 years ago. The festival is full of awesome people in…

A Magical Flight Through North Cumbrian Skies

The Flyability Handivol in the Lake District with a passenger waiting to fly

By Samantha Dryden-Sillars On a clear Thursday in June, I had the opportunity to go paragliding with Flyability (http://www.flyability.org.uk/). Flyability is a branch of the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association dedicated to supporting people with disabilities to go paragliding…