Club news

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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. ?

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

Glorious Twelfth

Published: 12 Aug 2020

The Glorious Twelfth refers to 12 August, the start of the shooting season for Grouse and to a lesser extent Ptarmigan.  It is one of the busiest days in the shooting season (which lasts until the end of December), with large amounts of game...

Continue reading

BHPA Coaching Course 6/7 Feb 21

Published: 26 Jun 2020

We are pleased to announce that we will be running a club coaching course on the weekend of 6/7 Feb 21. The objective of the course is to train Club Pilots to become Club Coaches. As a Club Coach you will help other pilots in developing their...

Continue reading

Sites Open Again

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...

Continue reading