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Addlebrough
No flying during the months of Sep - Nov unless prior approval obtained using the contact numbers at the bottom of this...
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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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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 12th - Dec 31st inclusive (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 12th - Dec 31st...
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Latest News

17 Oct 2018

Safety Note: OZONE OZIUM 2 (RED ALERT)

There is a potential safety issue with the Ozium 2 reserve parachute pod and handle. Action required: Mandatory replacement of all Ozium 2 reserve deployment pods.For more details see the FlyBubble... read more
30 Sep 2018

CLUB NIGHT 4th OCTOBER - BREAKING 300km

We’re pleased to welcome serial UK cross-country record holder Richard Carter who will come and talk about his latest amazing feat of breaking the UK 300km record, flying from Wales to land at Scarborough. Can you get further than that? What... read more
15 Sep 2018

Safety Note: Supair ALTIRANDO harness

If you have an ALTIRANDO harness from Supair, please take note! Two safety issues have been identified relating to the reserve parachute rotating inside its pocket and possible damage to the reserve pocket.More details on the Flybubble... read more
28 Aug 2018

Wendy Windblows Closing

Rod Buck has finally decided to hang up his boots/ladders/soldering iron: http://www.wendywindblows.co.uk/ If you paid by standing order you have to cancel it yourself - no refunds! ? read more
18 Aug 2018

CLUB NIGHT 6th SEPTEMBER - SIX PEAKS IN 24HRS

Yes, its that time of year, club nights are back. Please note that we have a NEW VENUE. We will be meeting in THE YEW TREE INN, Otley (LS21 2AU) - go past the Horse and Farrier, over the bridge, up the hill and its on the left. There's... read more
12 Aug 2018

Glorious Twelfth

The Glorious Twelfth refers to 12 August, the start of the shooting season for Grouse and to a lesser extent Ptarmigan.  It is one of the busiest days in the shooting season (which lasts until the end of December), with large amounts of game... read more
26 Jul 2018

Exceptional weather and safety

The exceptional weather we have been experiencing is bringing it's fair share of airtime and some amazing flights recently (a 300km DECLARED goal, a 125km triangle). However, at the same time I've been hearing more and more (and experienced for... read more
28 May 2018

Warning for Baildon Sod '18

40th Anniversary Year Folks it’s time once again to think of the Dales Club’s premier flight competition (no really it is) and prepare to bash bracken once again for the 2018 Baildon Sod. Forget the league and the Northern Challenge -... read more
17 May 2018

Murton Pike

Murton Pike is a new Cumbria Soaring Club site open to all pilots. The land is owned by MoD and CSC have recently agreed a site access procedure after lengthy negotiations. It lies on the edge of D407 which covers the MoD training area - this is... read more
22 Feb 2018

CLUB NIGHT 5th APRIL - TALES FROM NORTH OF THE BORDER and RHADS briefing

Accomplished xc pilot (in the top 3 of the SMPC league for the last 4 years) Tony Shepherd, freshly back from flying in New Zealand, is coming all the way from Scotland to talk to us about Scottish flying (and maybe NZ exploits too). Nicely timed... read more

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