Club news

DHPC Awards 2012

Published: 4 May 2013

The DHPC 2012 Awards were presented at the last club night on 2 May 13 but for those of you that couldn't make it attached is a complete list of winners. Congratulations to all, and many thanks to Richard Boyle and Simon Goodman for pulling...

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Coaching Day - w/e 4/5th May 2013

Published: 1 May 2013

With a bit of luck we should have a decent day for coaching purpose this Saturday or Sunday. This is an early heads up,  from this point on please check the shoutbox and the forum (under coaching) for fuller details. of go/no go, day, place and...

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Club Night - Thu 2 May

Published: 26 Apr 2013

Come along to the last club night of the season.  We don't hold meetings over the summer months, so the next one won't be until September.   Due to the closure of the Black Horse in Otley we'll be taking up temporary residence at the...

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Sutton Bank

Published: 16 Apr 2013

We note from the Sir George Cayley Sailwings Club website that they have lost all rights to fly from Sutton Bank :(  DHPC used to make a £50 contribution to fly there, but it wasn't that suitable for paragliders.

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Forum Tip

Published: 16 Apr 2013

Register for the forum.  Then every time you sign in, posts you haven't read are highlighted in red.  This saves trawling through everything to find the new stuff.  Initially you'll have to click 'Mark Forums Read' to avoid all...

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Black Horse Closed

Published: 2 Apr 2013

Thanks to club member Andrew for pointing out that The Black Horse has closed down.  Obviously they didn't bother to tell us (!), but we have tracked down the tenant landlord, who is in dispute with the brewery, and has moved to the...

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Club Night - Thu 4 April

Published: 27 Mar 2013

Dean Crosby and Steve Nash present Pyrenees Hike & Fly (2012). The pure spirit of Hike & Fly paragliding; that is, carrying a wing however far, to the next launch site with the promise that it will carry you in the air in a much...

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Farmers' Dinner - 9 Mar 13

Published: 24 Feb 2013

Deadline for the Farmers' Dinner is Thu 28 Feb. Yummy food, real ale, flying chat, balloons and raffle.  Come along and thank the farmers for letting us use their sites. Details here. ?

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Wendy Windblows - Wether Fell

Published: 20 Feb 2013

19th Feb. There appears to be a data link problem with the radio signal coming down off the hill. Unfortunately, it will need better weather before I can get the 4WD across the moor to attend to it.  This is because of snow up there, or...

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Club Night - Thu 7 Feb

Published: 30 Jan 2013

Simon Scott is coming to talk to us about paramotoring.  Simon is a very accomplished hang glider and paramotor pilot who has represented his country at the World Paramotor Championships. Not only but also, 'Defined Flying Challenges in the...

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