Lake District flying with Ben Abell – Zoom Talk

Friday 19th Feb at 7pm Ben Abell (Club Coach) is kindly giving a talk for club members and all on paragliding in the Lakes. After a general introduction to the flying area, Ben will let us fly alongside him on a cross-country flight from the Old Man of Coniston (COM) “My aim is to...

Mountain XC Flying LIVE Seminar with Greg Hamerton

Wednesday 20th January at 19:00 GMT Mountain XC Flying LIVE Seminar with Greg Hamerton Join me for a members-only coaching seminar on MOUNTAIN XC FLYING. I’ll take you to a new flying site, give you some first-person-view airtime, and we’ll puzzle our way together on a long XC flight through the mountains, pausing to...

Club Repack 2021 Postponed – Advanced Notice

Dear Members, Due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions it is foreseeable that the annual club emergency parachute (reserve) repacking event will not go ahead, this usually takes place early in the year. It is advised by the BHPA that your parachute is inspected and repacked at least as often as every 6 months. This...

Flying XC from the Peak District – 18th March @ 7pm

Cancelled – XC Talk at the DLGC on Wednesday 18th March. Apologies everyone but due to the latest and revised government guidelines concerning Covid-19 Coronavirus this event is now cancelled. The committee apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The Event: Aimed at all budding XC paraglider pilots, whether you are determined to fly...

A DSC Talk by CFI Steve Hudson 12/02/20

A DSC Talk by CFI Steve Hudson – Wednesday 12th February at 7pm Castleton Village Hall, How Lane, S33 8WJ The talk to take you places! Everyone is welcome and this free talk is aimed towards the pilot who has decided that it may be time to try flying abroad during the UK winter...

DSC First Aid & Incident Management Training, Sunday 26th Jan

Castleton Village Hall, How Lane, S33 8WJ – Sunday 26th January UPDATE: Please note that this is now available for place booking at ZERO COST on our WebCollect System. Spaces are limited and must be booked through WebCollect. This will fill up fast so please do not delay! A donation of £5 will be collected on the...

DSC Repack Event Sunday 16 February 2020

Sunday 16th February at 10am or 2pm Lady Manners School, Bakewell. The 2020 DSC Repack Event – DO NOT DELAY AS THIS GETS BOOKED UP! Come along and repack your reserve with BHPA qualified packers on hand for advice. You’ll need to bring along a copy of the manuals for both your reserve and...

DSC Christmas Party Update

DSC Christmas Party Update Hi Everyone, We are only one week out from the DSC Christmas Party and we still have a few places remaining so if you are still “Umming and Arring” here are some more details to help you decide and email me soon for the remaining places! Doors open at 6:30pmProceedings Start at...

Talk on Weds 4th Dec: “Flying Weather”

Wednesday 4th December, 19:00-22:00 at the gliding club (Camphill, SK17 8RQ) Aimed more towards “Newbies” but ideally benefiting from input from our more experienced Pilots, Ash will be leading an open discussion forum on a number of topics associated with Flying Weather including Forecasting Tips, Using RASP, Seasonal Flying Conditions from Wave to Spring...