Flying over Alum Bay on the Isle of Wight Visiting Pilots

Visiting Pilots

We welcome all Visiting Pilots…

…but we do ask Visiting Pilots to contact a committee member before they fly, to let them know your intentions. As with many other clubs, some of our sites are sensitive and visiting pilots will need up-to-date information as well as a Sites Guide.

In order to fly our Island sites, you must be a member of the BHPA (or equivalent) and will also need to join the IOWHPC.

We are a very small club, and rely on membership fees to help maintain our sites. If you are already a member of any UK club, then we would encourage you to join us as an associate member. It’s dirt cheap!

We hope that you will enjoy flying our sites as much as we do and would ask that you look after our sites so that we still have them when you have left!

For more information or any membership queries, contact our Membership Secretary – Dave Dunjay – on  07873 657810 or send him an email

How to get here:

  • by Car & Passenger ferry from Portsmouth, Southampton or Lymington
  • by hovercraft from Southsea

The ferry companies serving the Island are:

Red Funnel from Southampton to Cowes

WightLink from Lymington or Portsmouth

You can also travel on foot with HoverTravel.