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Bishopdale
Permission must be sought from the Gamekeeper before flying. No flying August 12 – December 31.
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Great Whernside
The landowner has refused permission for us to park here, bottom land or to fly the NW face.  The area is...
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Windbank/Hawkswick
Please do not fly here if there is a shoot taking place.  The shooting season is 1 Oct Aug - 1 Feb.  Over...
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Welcome to the Dales Hang Gliding & Paragliding Club. May your flying career with us be happy and successful. The Club was founded in 1974, after a few enthusiasts had felt the need to organise themselves in order to control the activities of the flyers and to retain the good will of the land owners.

 

We were made official by affiliation to the British Hang Gliding Association at its inception in 1975. Since those early days the Club has grown in strength and today is one of the most successful and well supported in the country. We hope that you continue the Club spirit which has always been encouraged, and that you will want to take part in our activities, and maybe even in the management of the Club at some future time.

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9 Jan 2017

First Aid Course at Thirlmere - 14 Jan 17

(8 places left.) By popular request the CSC will be holding another First Aid Course.  Pete Cunningham and Dave Watts will be looking at First Aid particularly for paraglider pilots: scene management, trauma, fancy wound treatments etc. The... read more
2 Jan 2017

2017 DHPC Film Competition - with special guest!

January 12th is Film Night. The first half of the evening will see the inaugural DHPC film competition, the Oscars of Otley! We have eight fantastic entries, so get ready to pull up a chair, beer in hand and enjoy! You, the audience, will vote to... read more
11 Dec 2016

Reserve Repack - Mar 4 2017

Sat Mar 4 2017 from 11am to 3pm at St Marys School, Bradford Road, Menston, Ilkley, LS29 6AE This is your chance to repack your reserve in time for the 2017 season. Bill Morris, a BHPA licensed packer will be with us again this... read more
18 Nov 2016

Club Night 1 Dec - Free Beer (AGM)

It's that time of year again.  Please come along to find out what your committee has been up to, the state of finances, meet the new committee, and have your say about how things are done.  More details here. read more
23 Oct 2016

Club Night November 3rd - Pat Dower - "Fun, Safety and Performance - the Pilots Juggling Act"

We are delighted to welcome back Pat Dower (Philosophy: fly higher, futher, better, faster - no glass ceilings), whom many of you will know as a popular speaker from previous DHPC talks.  A talented pilot for 26years who has competed at both... read more