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
You must text Ronnie Bailey (07812 778941) before flying. He will respond if there are any issues you need to be aware...
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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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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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Latest News

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
25 Jan 2018

Farmers' Dinner 2018

Sat 10 Mar 18 at The Boars Head in Long Preston.  There are still places left - come and join us. Choose 3 courses from a scrumptious menu.  We will meet our supportive farmers, do a fun quiz, and present our... read more
16 Dec 2017

DHPC Reserve Repack 2018.

Sat Feb 24, 2018 from 11am to 3pm at St Marys School, Bradford Road, Menston, Ilkley, LS29 6AE.  This is your chance to repack your reserve in time for the 2018 season. Bill Morris, a BHPA licensed packer will be with us again this... read more
15 Dec 2017

DHPC/CSC Joint First Aid Course - Jan 2018

In cooperation with the CSC we have organised a "first aid for pilots" day in Jan 2018. Pete Cunningham (pilot and first aid instructor) and Dave Weeks (paramedic) will take you through how to deal with typical paragliding injuries, how to manage a... read more
15 Dec 2017

Fatality on Stanage - Dec 12

I am very sorry to inform you of the death of a paraglider pilot on Stanage on Dec 12. Our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. http://derbyshiresoaringclub.org.uk/news/ read more
8 Dec 2017

AGM

Thanks to all who attended last night.  We managed to fill all the committee posts (see club page).  Subscriptions remain the same and the contribution to the Flying Fund will be reduced from 35% to 15%. read more

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