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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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Semer Water
Lambing time again - see Rules section for details.
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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

23 Feb 2019

Club Night - 'Learning from Aviation' 7th March 2019

The next club night will take place on Thursday 7th March 2019. Our very own Rosie Darwood, fresh back from some epic flying in Australia will be talking about Learning from Aviation.  We meet at the Yew Tree Inn, in Otley. ... read more
8 Feb 2019

Forum

Until we find a volunteer to take on the newsletter then we have to rely more on the forum for communication.  Whilst ours isn't the busiest (a good thing?) there may be some messages that you have missed recently: news of the BPCup, club... read more
30 Jan 2019

Joint CSC/DHPC XC Based Coaching Day - Sat 2 Mar 19

Dear Pilots, Every couple of years the DHPC and CSC run a joint presentation about XC theory and local flights in the Lakes and Dales. There are only 40 places and they are normally oversubscribed, so please only request a place on the course if... read more
21 Jan 2019

Club night - Paratrip advisor Thursday 7th Feb 2019

Fed up of the short days, bad weather and lack of flying. Crave sunshine, thermals and cold beers....... Then come along to the next club night on 7th of Feb where we will be talking about great places to go to fly on holiday! The evening will... read more
19 Jan 2019

Reserve deployment on Wether Fell

There was a reserve deployment on Wether Fell in December. Happily, the pilot landed safely and walked away without injury. However the incident highlights the importance of maintaining your reserve in good condition so that it deploys quickly and... read more
5 Jan 2019

Farmers Dinner 2019

Sat 9 Mar 19 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
29 Dec 2018

DHPC Reserve Repack Sat Feb 9, 2019.

Sat Feb 9, 2019 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 2019 season. Bill Morris, a BHPA licensed packer will be with us again this... read more
16 Dec 2018

Film competition time

Its that time of year again for the Annual DHPC film competition. It will take place as usual on the second Thursday in January and should be an entertaining evening with prizes up for grabs.  As the weather is awful right now its a... read more
1 Dec 2018

AGM Summary

Twelve committee and 6 club members present. Subscriptions, and the contribution to the Flying Fund, remain unchanged for another year. We managed to fill all committee posts with the exception of Skywords Editor.  Sadly, until one of you... read more
23 Oct 2018

CLUB NIGHT 1st NOVEMBER - An Introduction to Vol Biv

Mark Baldwin aka “Sparky Mark” is coming to talk to us about his incredible adventures flying from across the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. A two-part tale, including running low on food and water, flying leeside and a... read more

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