Articles from the "Sport Parachutist" magazine


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Website for members of the former Hereford Parachute Club

This website  was created on August 10, 2003.



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On this webpage are the articles that were published in "Sports Parachutist" magazine about the Hereford Parachute Club or it's member's. Some pages from the magazine will appear on the webpage of the person concerned such Archie McFarlane and Pat Keeley.

I can supply any image on this website to you via email if you wish a higher resolution image than the one on the site. All I ask is, if it has been supplied to me by another party then please contact them and say 'thanks'.

It is possible to enlarge all images on the website and by 'right clicking' on them and selecting 'save picture as' , download them to your own computer although they will be at a low resolution.

My thanks to Phil Ainsworth who has taken sometime to go through and scan the articles from the "Sport Parachutist" magazine and seek their permission to use on this website.

Click links on left for other pages on Sports Parachutist (not working yet)

April 1974

Dave Howerski marries Jane


June 1974


Pat Keeley's kids first jump and two letter's about the HPC from Tommo and John Norris


August 1974

Jim and Wendy Sharples wedding


October 1974

Dave Howerski talks about a blown periphery


Shobdon History


April 1975

Letter/advert for the Shobdon accuracy meet


August 1975

Les Meluish and daughter


October 1975


Shobdon accuracy meet



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August 1976



2nd club accuracy meet




British National Parachute Championships   


December 1976

Mac and family



I would welcome any information or photo's that anyone could send to me about the club during the years that it operated.

Have you got a story about the club or any of its members? to tell? Please send them to me, although in some cases I may have to edit them a bit!