DSC 2020 EXTRA Repack Event

Due to popular demand the DSC will be offering an additional repack session: – Sunday 8th March Lady Manners School, Bakewell. The 2020 DSC EXTRA 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...

DSC First Aid & Incident Management Training

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...

Fame and Fortune

… are massively overrated. Instead, go for the long term satisfaction of knowing you’re part of the team that helps making flying with the DSC great, and if you think that ‘great’ can be ‘greater’, to make it happen! The secretary vacancy has now been filled (many thanks and ‘welcome’ to Kevin Say, who’s...

Safety info update on the website

At the AGM there was some discussion about unsafe flying at our sites, particularly on busy days. There have been instances of aggressive flying and we increasingly hear grumbles about inconsiderate behaviour – launching without due care for approaching gliders, turning without adequate observation, scratching in front of launch, hogging the ridge on busy...

AGM minutes and officers reports

Thanks to everyone who attended the AGM on Sunday, and an extra special thanks to John Youle for nobly standing in as secretary and taking notes! These (along with officers reports) have been posted for all members to see in the forum – click here to get to them (members log on required). As...

Email Settings?

Dear DSC Members, We have had an unusual number of members who state that they have not received certain emails. Our emailing system appears to be working. Please check you spam / junk settings particularly if using a new mobile device. Thanks and regards, DSC Social Secretary

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...

New weather station dashboard

The new weather station dashboard is up and running!   One of our members (I’ll leave it to him to decide whether to ‘out’ himself or not 🙂 ) has very kindly spent a lot of time building a more reliable, sophiciated and pilot friendly dashboard for Bradwell weather station. Take a look at it...