The Ivinghoe Soaring Association (ISA) is one of the largest R/C glider groups in the UK, with approximately 140 members. The club is affiliated with the British Model Flying Association.
Ivinghoe Beacon is set in beautiful surroundings near Dunstable Downs, approximately 40 miles north-west of London. It is owned and managed by the National Trust, and is open to the general public.
The site is a popular location for filming during which there are often parking and other restrictions. Before setting off, please see the Events page.
Ivinghoe Beacon has been popular as a venue for R/C slope soaring since the early 1960's. In more recent times, it achieved fame as the site for the world duration record of over 36 hours, set by Nick Shaw on 8th September 2001.
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