Club news


Published: 10 Jan 2018

Otherwise known as the "Otley Oscars"...entries this year are a select group but not to be missed. Come and vote for your faves and after the break, enjoy a screening of the highlights of the X-Alps 2017. Just what you need on a dark winters night....

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DHPC Reserve Repack 2018.

Published: 16 Dec 2017

Sat Feb 24, 2018 from 11am to 3pm at St Marys School, Bradford Road, Menston, Ilkley, LS29 6AE.  This is your chance to repack your reserve in time for the 2018 season. Bill Morris, a BHPA licensed packer will be with us again this...

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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.

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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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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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