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No flying during the months of Sep - Nov unless prior approval obtained.
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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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Joining the DHPC
If you would like to join the DHPC please visit our membership section.

If you have any questions please contact us or use our forums.
Rating Exam Revision Materials

The links below are to revision materials for the P and AP ratings. Please regard the Airlaw sections as subject to change over time.

However, they are more than adequate for the purpose of what the exam covers. Please contact me (Ed) or any club coach if you wish to 

sit an exam and we'll arrange for the papers.


Revision notes for the Pilot exam  (homepage)

An excellent starting point that gathers into one site much of what I have pdf'd below. This link is in grateful appreciation for the work of the late Graham Taylor (who did all the work) and Sheila Knotts in keeping his website available for others.



Flight Theory




Advanced Pilot Material - but good for Pilot too

Advanced Pilot application form

Pilot exam test questions

FLPA (SPHG) syllabus

Pilot Exam syllabus

AP/P Presentation in powerpoint (excellent)

Various Paragliding Articles on Skynomad site


Link to Judith Mole's blogcasts. Really excellent, a wide variety of interviews with very experienced pilots on a whole hots of topics.

Scroll down and you'll find our very own Melise Harland being interviewed.


Judith Mole Podcasts

Other more general stuff:


A Guide to Paragliding  Competitions

A Guide to glider EN rating/skills sets required

Risk profiling chart


Joint Coaching Day Powerpoint slides (from March 2012) 


SECTION 1 - Planning

SECTION 2 - Practicing

SECTION 3 - Preparing

SECTION 4 - Performance