Club news

Expect the Baildon Sod soon

Published: 5 Jun 2012

Yorkshire's answer to the Birdman of Bognor and Red Bull Flugtag, the Baildon Sod will be on as soon as the wind decides to play. This is THE bracken thrashing, line mangling glide angle stretching comp of the year! When it's called on come to the...

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Jubilee Coaching weekend - 2/3rd June

Published: 30 May 2012

This is an early heads-up of a possible coaching day this weekend. I appreciate that the Jubilee celebrations and Bank Holiday is perhaps not the best timing but the weather looks OK for at least one of the two days. I will keep a close weather...

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Coaching Day - w/e 6/7th May

Published: 2 May 2012

This is an early notice of a proposed coaching day this coming w/e (inc Monday). The day may be called at short notice; this could mean the night before .... or even on the morning before 9am. Please keep an eye on the forum for further details of...

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Club Night - Thu 10th January

Published: 2 Apr 2012

Pete Logan - XC Route advice in the Dales plus a series of short films shown recently at the Keswick Film Festival. *********************************************************************** The club is planning to offer the same service as last...

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Joint Coaching Day - 24th March 2012

Published: 10 Mar 2012

This is a formal reminder that a Joint Coaching Day (with the CSC) will be held on the 24th March at the Eagle and Child, Staveley, Nr Kendal. It will run from a 9:30 start until around 4pm. We may finish earlier if the weather is flyable or...

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Club Night 1st Mar - RASP

Published: 7 Feb 2012

At the Club Night on Thursday 1st March we have Paul Scorer from the Leeds Met Office coming to give a talk about RASP.  Many of us use this but I feel that not everyone is familiar with it's intricate details. More Details

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Farmers' Dinner - 25 Feb 12

Published: 30 Jan 2012

In the Dales we are very fortunate in not having to pay any site fees.  As a thankyou to the Farmers for allowing us to fly over their land we invite them to a free dinner once a year.  The committee do most of the hosting on your behalf,...

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Club Night - History of the DHPC 2nd Feb

Published: 28 Jan 2012

Noel is giving a talk on the History of the Dales Club at the Dyneley Arms on next Thursday, 2nd February. This will be a really entertaining evening as Noel has a history in Hang Gliding and Paragliding pretty well going back to the beginning...

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Overseas Trip - Algodonales

Published: 24 Jan 2012

After many years of thinking that a club overseas trip would be a good idea, we have finally got our act together and have arranged a trip to Algodonales in southern Spain for DHPC pilots. We've got a discount on the normal price and there...

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XC Development Day- 18th Feb 2012

Published: 4 Dec 2011

Details have now been finalised for the XC Development Day being run by Pat Dower. Many of you will know Pat from previous Club night talks or from meeting him on the hill. Pat is a very accomplished XC flier with many years of cross country and...

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