Published: 14 May 2020
After due consideration and a green light from the BHPA, the committee has taken the decision to re-open some DHPC sites again. Not all sites are open (for CV-19 and other reasons). As always, please refer to the website where this is...
Published: 12 May 2020
Thank you for respecting and adhering to the site closures we announced on March 24th. In the light of the Government's recent announcements many of you will be looking forward with anticipation to flying again soon.
With regret, and after...
Published: 8 May 2020
Media speculation suggests that the Prime Minister may ease some of the current restrictions in his announcement on Sunday 10 May. Unfortunately, he hasn’t given us advanced notice of his plans. Please bear in mind that it will...
Published: 24 Mar 2020
All DHPC sites are now closed and pilots are asked not to fly in the local area until further notice. Whilst you could argue that ground handling constitutes 'exercise' and is an essential element of maintaining currency, we request that you...
Published: 23 Mar 2020
With regret the DHPC Committee requests that pilots refrain from flying in the local area, especially club sites, until further notice.
Whilst it's tempting to argue that you can maintain separation at all times, it's more about respecting the...
Published: 17 Mar 2020
It's a fast moving situation but at the current time, 17 Mar 20, neither the BHPA not the DHPC are imposing any restrictions on flying.
BUT, in the same way that you should conduct a risk assessment (I'M SAFE - Illness, Medication, Stress, Alcohol,...
Published: 20 Jan 2020
During February the club will be running a number of site briefing days for new (and not so new) members. The idea is to bring to life the information already contained in the sites' guide: parking, route up, take-off, landing, hazards. ...
Published: 12 Jan 2020
GASCo (General Aviation Saftey Council) lecture series will visit Otley as part of their lecture tour of the country. This years theme is Perception vs Reality: Recognizing hazardous attitudes:It will prove to be a thought provoking evening. This...
Published: 5 Jan 2020
Get your team assembled and get swatting up for the DHPC Pub Quiz 2020 on Thursday 5th March.
A little twist on the normal format of the club night, this is bound to be a fun social evening. The questions will be Paragliding based,...
Published: 3 Jan 2020
Here is the invitation to the Farmers Dinner which will take place on Sat 22 Feb 20 at the Boar's Head in Long Preston. The cost for a 3 course meal is £26 per head. It's our opportunity to thank the farmers for allowing us to use...