Club news

Resumption of Flying

Published: 6 Mar 2021

The Government amended the COVID regulations yesterday.  As a result the BHPA has updated its guidance and pilots are free to resume flying throughout the Dales from 8 Mar 21. Please maintain social distancing and comply with other COVID-19...

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Resumption of Flying

Published: 3 Mar 2021

In line with the recent BHPA announcement we anticipate that pilots will resume flying throughout the Dales on 29 Mar 21, subject to any changes in the Government's roadmap. Any sites where the landowner has specifically requested that we do not fly...

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CANCELLED: DHPC Reserve Repack Sat Feb 13, 2021

Published: 24 Jan 2021

Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, it will not be possible to hold the DHPC repack event that was planned for Sat Feb 13, 2021. We hope to organise the repack at a later date when the restrictions will be relaxed but at the...

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COVID-19 Lockdown 3

Published: 7 Jan 2021

In light of Government, CAA and BHPA advice, and the pressure on the NHS, we recommend that members resist the urge to fly during lockdown.  Please take responsibility for your actions. ?

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Virtual club night - Thu 7th January 2021

Published: 6 Jan 2021

For our January virtual club night we welcome Alistair Andrews, paragliding instructor and race director of The Dragon hike and fly race. Alistair’s school is based in South Wales at Crickhowell, which makes him the ideal person to give us an...

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COVID-19 Lockdown 3

Published: 5 Jan 2021

The Committee is carefully considering the implications of lockdown 3 on the status of DHPC club sites.  It is unlikely that a final decision will be made until the law has been published and the BHPA has issued guidance. Please feel free to...

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COVID-19 End of Lockdown 2

Published: 27 Nov 2020

From 2 Dec 20 DHPC sites will revert to their pre-lockdown status. Members are encouraged to follow Government and Local Authority guidance. Please check for any specific site restrictions as part of your pre-flight planning. ?

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COVID-19 The Second Wave

Published: 10 Nov 2020

With regret ALL DHPC SITES (as listed in the sites guide) REMAIN CLOSED. The committee of the DHPC is continually monitoring the implications of Lockdown 2.0 on our flying activities taking all factors in to consideration including, but not limited...

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