Site Status Warnings
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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Semer Water
Lambing time again - see Rules section for details.
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Stags Fell (Members only)
DHPC members only. Only 12 pilots allowed in the air at any one time. No XC flights between Aug - Dec (shooting...
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Fremington Edge
See Landing Restrictions Below. You must text Ronnie Bailey (07812 778941) before flying. He will respond if there are...
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Clothing

We can now offer club t-shirts and polo shirts available in a range of colours, sporting the DHPC logo on the front and a copy of Steve Ham's brilliant illustration on the back.
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Joining the DHPC
If you would like to join the DHPC please visit our membership section.

If you have any questions please contact us or use our forums.
Coaching

Club Coaches

Here is a list of experienced pilots to help newcomers in our club. These coaches and instructors have volunteered to make sure that new pilots need not be without a friendly face on the hill.

 

DHPC Coaches contact list (PDF)

 

Winter Coaching and Flying

 

Coach's Checklist

 

Coachee's Checklist

 

Exam Revison Material  This link takes you to the revision material I currently hold. I'll update and add to as I dig out new stuff.

Excellent and fairly comprehensive

video playlist of instructional/learning videos

Understanding GPS and pressure altitude   (excellent youtube video)

 

CP to XC - joint CSC/DHPC one day course (Ed's powerpoint presentation)

 

Broadening Horizons  - (another of Ed's ppt presentations)

 

Defined Flying Challenges (Downloads page) in the Lakes, Dales and Pennines. Add extra spice to your flying.

 

DFC - The presentation - (NHPC) and (PSC) .... both very similar.

 

DHPC - Lakes routes and video night (video's won't work!)

 

CP and P rated exam questions. An excellent warm-up set of questions to try pre the exam.

 

Groundhandling video (good tips)

 

Test yourself   take the test and see how much you know - Pilot exam standard.

 

XC from the Dales - Pete Logan Clubnight talk slides

 

DHPC Club Coaches at November 2017 (awaiting photographs and availability details

of a number of coaches). Check club coach contact info' list above for email/telephone details.

 

       Peter Balmforth CC    Kevin McLoughlin

 

   Martin Baxter               Ed Cleasby

    Simon Goodman           Minhaj Minhaj

   Alex Colbeck                 Trevor Birkbeck 

  Fred Winstanley            Alex Pealing   

   Chris Williams               David May

 Richard Meek                Tim Rogers

  Shaun Pickhard              Steve Mann

  Kevin Gay                      Rob Burtenshaw

  Jan Tempest

Awaiting images of some Club Coaches (get onto it please).