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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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Latest News

26 Nov 2019

5th DECEMBER 2019 - AGM, Year round up and Competition focus session.

A quick reminder that the next event is our AGM! Yes our annual general meeting, this is your opportunity to have a say about the club or get involved. We are trying to make the AGM into another great social evening in our winter calender, so...

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17 Nov 2019

DHPC Film and Photo Competition- January 9th 2020

DHPC annual Film and Photo Competition. This annual event is one of my favourite nights of the year, but it does require film entries to make it! So start trawling through all that Gopro footage.  We want to see your exploits on the big...

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31 Oct 2019

CLUB NIGHT- X-Lakes hike and fly competiton with the 'Flying Vets' - 7th November 2019 at the Horse and Farrier.

Qick reminder that the next club night is the 7th November.This evening will be delivered by double act ‘The flying Vets’ Rob Welford and James Allcock. They will give us the inside track on the XLAKES competition, one of the only hike...

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12 Oct 2019

DHPC Reserve Repack Sat Feb 1, 2020 (!!! NOTE: DATE CHANGED!!!)

Sat Feb 1, 2020* from 11am to 3pm at St Marys School, Bradford Road, Menston, Ilkley, LS29 6AE.  *NOTE: this is a date change as it was originally scheduled for Sat Feb 8, 2020. This is your chance to repack your reserve in time for...

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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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24 May 2019

Forum Access - Members Only

Following years of discussion the committee recently decided to make the forum members only.  We believe that the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.  As a first step Alex has 'locked down' the forum so that only registered users (when...

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