Club news

COVID-19 Sites Remain Closed

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...

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COVID-19 Easing the restrictions

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...

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Site Closures

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...

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Coronavirus Flying Restrictions - Update

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...

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Coronavirus Flying Restrictions

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,...

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Site Briefing Days - February 2020

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. ...

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CLUB NIGHT- Paragliding Pub Quiz March 5th 2020

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,...

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Farmers' Dinner - 22 Feb 20

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...

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DHPC Pilot Exam Preparatory Sessions - Jan 2020

Published: 1 Jan 2020

We will run a number of sessions in January 2020 to help prepare for the BHPA Pilot Exam. Venue: The Red Lion, Main St, Burley in Wharfedale, Ilkley LS29 7BT Time: Fridays at 7:30pm (starting Jan 10) Duration: 1:30 hours There will be...

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