Club news

Film competition time

Published: 16 Dec 2018

Its that time of year again for the Annual DHPC film competition. It will take place as usual on the second Thursday in January and should be an entertaining evening with prizes up for grabs.  As the weather is awful right now its a...

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AGM Summary

Published: 1 Dec 2018

Twelve committee and 6 club members present. Subscriptions, and the contribution to the Flying Fund, remain unchanged for another year. We managed to fill all committee posts with the exception of Skywords Editor.  Sadly, until one of you...

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Safety Note: OZONE OZIUM 2 (RED ALERT)

Published: 17 Oct 2018

There is a potential safety issue with the Ozium 2 reserve parachute pod and handle. Action required: Mandatory replacement of all Ozium 2 reserve deployment pods.For more details see the FlyBubble...

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CLUB NIGHT 4th OCTOBER - BREAKING 300km

Published: 30 Sep 2018

We’re pleased to welcome serial UK cross-country record holder Richard Carter who will come and talk about his latest amazing feat of breaking the UK 300km record, flying from Wales to land at Scarborough. Can you get further than that? What...

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Safety Note: Supair ALTIRANDO harness

Published: 15 Sep 2018

If you have an ALTIRANDO harness from Supair, please take note! Two safety issues have been identified relating to the reserve parachute rotating inside its pocket and possible damage to the reserve pocket.More details on the Flybubble...

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Wendy Windblows Closing

Published: 28 Aug 2018

Rod Buck has finally decided to hang up his boots/ladders/soldering iron: http://www.wendywindblows.co.uk/ If you paid by standing order you have to cancel it yourself - no refunds! ?

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Glorious Twelfth

Published: 12 Aug 2018

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...

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Exceptional weather and safety

Published: 26 Jul 2018

The exceptional weather we have been experiencing is bringing it's fair share of airtime and some amazing flights recently (a 300km DECLARED goal, a 125km triangle). However, at the same time I've been hearing more and more (and experienced for...

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Warning for Baildon Sod '18

Published: 28 May 2018

40th Anniversary Year Folks it’s time once again to think of the Dales Club’s premier flight competition (no really it is) and prepare to bash bracken once again for the 2018 Baildon Sod. Forget the league and the Northern Challenge -...

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