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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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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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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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Welcome to the Dales Hang Gliding & Paragliding Club. May your flying career with us be happy and successful. The Club was founded in 1974, after a few enthusiasts had felt the need to organise themselves in order to control the activities of the flyers and to retain the good will of the land owners.

We were made official by affiliation to the British Hang Gliding Association at its inception in 1975. Since those early days the Club has grown in strength and today is one of the most successful and well supported in the country. We hope that you continue the Club spirit which has always been encouraged, and that you will want to take part in our activities, and maybe even in the management of the Club at some future time.

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22 Sep 2019

CLUB NIGHT- Tim Pentreath: Adventure Pilot - 3rd October 2019 at the Horse and Farrier.

On the 3rd October 2019 we will welcome Tim Pentreath An adventurous pilot who flies Vol Biv in the UK and abroad. He is the face of XC retrieve and UK distributor of XC Tracer. This evening will not disappoint! NEW...

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19 Sep 2019

Cycling Road Closures 21 - 29 Sep

Various roads in the Dales will be closed for the UCI Cycling World Championships.  There is a useful interactive map here: From what I can gather it affects Wensleydale,...

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28 Aug 2019

CLUB NIGHT- Photography and flight- 5th September 2019 at the Horse and Farrier

Our first guest of the season is HARRY BLOXHAM. Harry is a UK competition pilot (who just won the Brisith Champs in Pedro Bernardo) and takes amazing photos! Hopefully we will get some hints and tips on how to capture epic pictures of our...

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12 Jul 2019

Safety Notice for UP Ascent 4 and Mana

On few Ascent 4 the glider went into a condition similar to deep stall after big ears maneuver was carried out (high sink rate also after releasing ears), or when brakes were pulled too far on slow speed a deep stall tendency was determined. Most of...

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26 Jun 2019

Safety notice for Gradient Avax XC5 - lines may rupture

Important safety note for gradient Avax XC5. If you happen to fly this wing, please contact your dealer soonest.details: ... VAX_EN.pdf

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