Stephen Simpson (Flybubble Crew)

Stephen Simpson is an experienced pilot from North Wales. He has flown in the PWC, as a member of the British Team at the Pre World championships in Bramburg, Austria (with Carlo) and as a UK Nationals Pilot. His mentors were Judy Leden and Jocky Sanderson. He likes flying in the mountains of Wales and Cumbria, the Alps, the Sierra Nevadas of the Owens (California USA) and the Victorian Alps (Bright, Australia). He currently prefers to do vol bivouac.
Why do I fly? Perspective – Leonardo Da Vinci was right. 

Flying Since: 1987 

Total Hours Flown: Many 

Best Distance: Never as far as I’d like unless I’ve made goal. 

Best Flight: Thermaling alongside a Wedge-Tailed Eagle in Australia. The next flight. 

Favourite Site (UK): Latrigg, Cumbria 

Favourite Site (World): Owens Valley, California 

Wing: Niviuk Klimber P “Red Bull X Alps” 

Harness: Advance Lightness 2 

Reserve: High Adventure Beamer 3

Instruments: Naviter Oudie 4 (full fat), XC Tracer 2 linked to iPhone running FlySkyHy, Renschler Solar audio vario 

Other kit: Vol Biv stuff 

Goal: Fly more with good people 

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