Club news

DHPC/CSC Joint First Aid Course - Jan 2018

Published: 15 Dec 2017

In cooperation with the CSC we have organised a "first aid for pilots" day in Jan 2018. Pete Cunningham (pilot and first aid instructor) and Dave Weeks (paramedic) will take you through how to deal with typical paragliding injuries, how to manage a...

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Fatality on Stanage - Dec 12

Published: 15 Dec 2017

I am very sorry to inform you of the death of a paraglider pilot on Stanage on Dec 12. Our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. http://derbyshiresoaringclub.org.uk/news/

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AGM

Published: 8 Dec 2017

Thanks to all who attended last night.  We managed to fill all the committee posts (see club page).  Subscriptions remain the same and the contribution to the Flying Fund will be reduced from 35% to 15%.

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Membership Secretary

Published: 1 Dec 2017

I spoke too soon.  Neil Plant has just relinquished his post on the committee, so we're looking out for a new Membership Secretary.  If you think that you could help then please get in touch.  A brief overview of the requirement is as...

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Free Beer, Money and Flying

Published: 27 Nov 2017

Annual General Meeting Thursday 7th December at the Horse and Farrier in Otley, LS21 1BQ. Upstairs Function Room.  7.30pm for 8.00pm start. In a bid to reduce the length, and to make it more interesting, this year we’ve decided to...

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LBA ACP Update

Published: 9 Oct 2017

As you may have seen on the forum they have now issued an addendum to the ACP.  I don't think there is much in the addendum that affects us except that the deadline has been extended to 5 Nov...

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CLUB NIGHT 5TH OCTOBER - RIGID TO FLOPPY

Published: 1 Oct 2017

This Thursday Nick Pain, ex-hang-gliding UK distance record holder and now a rapidly progressing paraglider pilot will be coming to talk about making the switch and what he has learned along the way. Nick flies an Advance Iota, spending several...

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Leeds Bradford Airspace Change Proposal

Published: 14 Sep 2017

The deadline for responses is 6 Oct 17. The Leeds Bradford Airspace Change Proposal (LBA ACP) is available via this link: http://www.leedsbradfordairport.co.uk/a ... nsultationThe club's formal response is available from my post on the forum from...

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CLUB NIGHT 7TH SEPTEMBER - 100K OR BUST?

Published: 26 Aug 2017

Yes its that time of year again folks, club nights are back. Time to meet up with your fellow pilots, exchange tales of derring-do over a beer or two and wish you were flying. First-up for the winter season local pilots Richard...

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