Site Status Warnings
Bishopdale
Permission must be sought from the Gamekeeper before flying. No flying August 12 – December 31.
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Kilnsey
Site closed 1 Aug - 31 Dec.
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Fremington Edge
It is now OK to use the Hard Stiles Road end access. See forum for details. You must text Ronnie Bailey (07812...
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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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Nappa Scar
No XC flights between Aug - Dec (shooting season).
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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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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 - November 2017 (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 November 2017 (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     Minhaj Minhaj

   Alex Colbeck           Trevor Birkbeck 

  Fred Winstanley       Toby Briggs 

 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).