Meet Entry Form and Info
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Easter Meet & Training Weekend Click for Meet Info...
10/04/2020 - 13/04/2020
Your details...
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*Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Postcode: Telephone (home): Mobile:
*Email: NWBAC Member? Yes No
Entry Fee

Balloon Entry Fee : NWBAC Members - £0, Non-Members £15

Special! - Non-Members Balloon Entry fee now includes Club Membership until May 31st next year!

Yes - for non-members this year - pay the Entry Fee for the Meet and you will become a NWBAC Member for the whole year - right up to the subscription renewal date of May 31st in the next year!

NWBAC Membership includes:

  • Free entry to all NWBAC Balloon Meets for the whole year
  • Subsidised gas at NWBAC balloon meets*
  • Subsidised camping at NWBAC balloon meets*
  • Subsidised social events at Member rates*
  • Full social, flying and training programmes
  • The company of delightful people!
* Conditions may apply

As your entry is a little late, please check with the Meet Director that your entry has been received. Thank you.
Team Members...
(if you need to add more names, please enter again with min. details and the extra names)
Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Name: Pilot PUT Crew Visitor
Balloon Entry Fee:
NWBAC Members - £0.00. Non-Members - £15.00 (includes Club Membership).
Balloon details...
Reg no(s).:
Pilot's Licence No.:
Insurance company:
Pilot Declaration - I confirm that all paperwork including, but not limited to, insurance; certificate of airworthiness; CAA licence; medical; in respect of the balloon & pilot(s) named above are valid and that the above balloon and associated equipment are properly maintained and updated for the purpose of flying and/or tethering at this event. (Please ensure all relevant documents are available at the meet for inspection). I have read 'British Balloon and Airship Club -­- Code of Conduct for Farmers and Pilots (April 2009)' and agree to abide by this during the event. I agree to pay all charges for gas cylinders both used and part used.
Camping, per unit per night. Members: 10.00  Non-members: 0.00
(If you enter a balloon, you will become a member on paying the entry fee and that is why the camping fees are shown at the Members rate, even though the 'NWBAC Member' button above shows 'No'.)
No. of Tent-nights:
Motorhome-nights: - giving total camping fees of £
I agree to adhere to the rules & regulations of the campsite and to keep any dog tethered whilst on the camping field. I will report any damage to the meet organiser.
Dinner: Please enter your menu choices. Dinner is £0 per person.
  For 'Dinner' read 'Training'!

Please enter the subjects you would like to attend in the 'Menu choices' underneath this box.

Theory Training at the Stone Trough Hotel, Kelbrook.

A - Air Law - 09:00hrs
H - Human Performance - 13:00hrs

B - Balloon Systems - 09:00hrs
M - Met - 13:00hrs

N - Navigation - 09:00hrs
C - Communication - 13:00 hrs


Throughout the weekend, on the launchfield, weather permitting
F - Flight training
T - Tethering
CT - Crew training

Contact for Training is Dave Court

Name: Menu choice: (eg A D H)
Name: Menu choice: (eg A D H)
Name: Menu choice: (eg A D H)
Name: Menu choice: (eg A D H)
Name: Menu choice: (eg A D H)
Name: Menu choice: (eg A D H)
  Total dinner fees: £
(if you need to add more names, please enter again with min. details and the extra names)
Grand totals :   + Camping Fees + Dining Fees = £ **
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*Payment method: Cheque Online
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Note to Organiser - eg special dietary requirements:
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Does hot air rise or fall? *
Meet Info...
Flying maps: 103, 104, 98
Directions/Address: Thornton Hall Farm Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven, Skipton, N.Yorks. BD23 3TJ 01282 841148
(OS Landranger map 103) SD901483
Flying info: PRBA Members - please count yourself as a NWBAC member on the entry form as you too have free balloon entry for this meet but the website system can't handle that!!

Briefing will take place at Thornton Hall, on the camp site. Mornings 06.00 hrs Evenings 17.30 hrs. Farewell meeting (TBC) over the weekend.
Flying will take place, weather permitting, after each briefing at the farm or an alternative take off site details given at the briefing. Flying conditions may only be suitable for experienced pilots and flying restricted as a result. Any other flying from the event other than post briefing must be agreed with the meet director.

Leeds Bradford (Approach) 125.575. (Radar) 133.125 (ATIS) 118.025
Balloon Meet frequency 122.475 (Please note proximity of LBA Class D airspace to the east)
A NOTAM will be published for this event.

Sunrise/sunset: Friday 10th April : 06:19/20:02
Re-fuelling: Please arrive with full tanks. Refueling will be from 104's, which must take place at the designated site only. Please bring your own refueling hose. Cost (TBC) at first briefing. 104s availability will be 09.00- 09.30 & 16.00-16.30.Please bring a signed blank cheque at first briefing or a bag of pound notes!
Other notes:
Socials; Competitions; etc.
Frisbee Golf - on a course set up at the campsite.

The ever popular Curry Night on Saturday, at the Four Elephants, Foulridge, all being well. Details at briefing.

Accommodation: Camping available on site. 10 per unit per night (TBC) and to be collected on arrival. Please camp in the large field, not the small enclosure, and at the top end of the field as the country park use the large field as part of their Safari Treck.

B&Bs and Hotels are available in and around the Skipton and Barnoldswick area.
Contact: John Hartley
Phone: 07973439773
Mobile: 07973439773
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