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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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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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11 Jun 2016

Finsterwalder CLICK-LOCK and T-LOCK buckles in chest strap

The DHV have issued a safety notice for paraglider harnesses equipped with Finsterwalder CLICK-LOCK and T-LOCK buckles in the chest strap. In the past three months, there have been two incidents involving older paraglider harnesses equipped with... read more
7 Jun 2016

BHPA Club Bulletin

The latest version of the BHPA club bulletin is here in pdf. It covers coaching courses (Ed's booked 11/12 Feb 17), a must read for tandem pilots, a note about the latest version of the Tech Manual, and a word about log books. read more
1 May 2016

**Summer Social Thursday 2nd June**

We're meeting at the "Horse and Farrier" 7.30pm. Chance to catch up over a pint and share you flying tales and plans (unless of course its flyable that evening, in which case see you on the hill - will post in shoutbox if that happens!) read more
28 Apr 2016

Tour de Yorkshire

Be aware that the Tour de Yorkshire will affect south Dales on Fri 29 and Sat 30 Apr (and N. York Moors on Sun 1 May).  From what I have read the NOTAM (warning) does not restrict our activities.  The Airspace Co-ordination Notice (ACN)... read more
11 Apr 2016

Aerial wargames in April

Wargames involving all branches of the military will take place across the UK during April. Two huge exercises will include large formations of fast jets which “may not be able to comply with the Rules of the Air” .Exercise Joint... read more