Site Status Warnings
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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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.

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 - January  2016 (PDF)


Coaching Registration Form - 2017 (PDF)  or  as a Word doc. Please use this form for joining the coaching group.


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 Dec 2013 (awaiting photographs and availability details

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


    Ed Cleasby  CC      Kevin McLoughlin  

   Martin Baxter           Peter Balmforth

    Simon Goodman    Kate Rawlinson

   Alex Colbeck          Trevor Birkbeck

  David Brown           Toby Briggs

   Andy Byrom             Chris Williams

 David May

Awaiting images of other Club Coaches