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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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Latest News

29 Jan 2017

Club Night - 2 Feb 17 GASCo.

Presentation by Caroline Gough-Cooper of the General Aviation Safety Council.  Read a write up from the last one here (page 8).  Caroline is a paraglider pilot so it should be relevant. It's a recognised fact that you are less likely to... read more
28 Jan 2017

Reserve Repack - Mar 4 2017

Sat Mar 4 2017 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 2017 season. Bill Morris, a BHPA licensed packer will be with us again this... read more
24 Jan 2017

Joint CSC/DHPC Coaching Day -- 18th Feb

Ed Cleasby and Dangerous Dave are running their 3rd edition of XC Theory this February. It is a combined  Dales and CSC presentation, conducted biannually at Staveley, and normally pulls a crowd of about 30 pilots. Both Ed and Dave have been... read more
18 Jan 2017

Farmers Dinner 2017

Sat 4 Mar 17 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
9 Jan 2017

First Aid Course at Thirlmere - 14 Jan 17

(8 places left.) By popular request the CSC will be holding another First Aid Course.  Pete Cunningham and Dave Watts will be looking at First Aid particularly for paraglider pilots: scene management, trauma, fancy wound treatments etc. The... read more
2 Jan 2017

2017 DHPC Film Competition - with special guest!

January 12th is Film Night. The first half of the evening will see the inaugural DHPC film competition, the Oscars of Otley! We have eight fantastic entries, so get ready to pull up a chair, beer in hand and enjoy! You, the audience, will vote to... read more
18 Nov 2016

Club Night 1 Dec - Free Beer (AGM)

It's that time of year again.  Please come along to find out what your committee has been up to, the state of finances, meet the new committee, and have your say about how things are done.  More details here. read more
23 Oct 2016

Club Night November 3rd - Pat Dower - "Fun, Safety and Performance - the Pilots Juggling Act"

We are delighted to welcome back Pat Dower (Philosophy: fly higher, futher, better, faster - no glass ceilings), whom many of you will know as a popular speaker from previous DHPC talks.  A talented pilot for 26years who has competed at both... read more
20 Sep 2016

Club Night October 6th - Phil Colbert - "Making the most of your instruments"

Do your instruments help or hinder you? Are you making the most of their potential?  This month xc legend Phil Colbert is coming to share his tips and tricks for making the most of the technology to fly higher, faster, further. This will... read more
25 Aug 2016

Club Night September 1st - Mike Cavanagh - "Highland Flying"

 To kick off the winter social season next Thursday we are delighted to welcome Mike Cavanagh (Ozone), one of the countries most talented cross-country pilots, to share some of his wealth of experience and tips with us. The evening will... read more

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