DSC Forum update

We’re planning to update the forum on the website. It’ll use a plug in which works better with the main website technology than the old one. We’re doing this to sort out some technical and security issues which have become a problem (for anyone interested, we chose a WordPress plug-in called ‘wpForo’). I’m also...

DSC AGM 2019

Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting The club’s 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at the Derbyshire and Lancashire Gliding Club Camphill clubhouse on Sunday 8th December at 7 pm. All members are welcome to attend, ask questions and vote. This year we’d like to provide a better social opportunity for the...

Christmas Party 2019

Bookings are now officially being taken for the DSC Christmas Party! This will be a first come first served booking event using the following format please. 1st – Secure your place by emailing the social secretary with your name (and plus one if applicable). This will hold your place initially but will not guarantee...

AGM Postponed

Due to unforseen circumstances, the AGM will be postponed from this evening to 7th December @ 1800-2000hrs. This will be at the Glider club. This gives allMembers 4 weeks notice to hopefully attend and support. This is also a week I.e. 14th December of the Xmas party Jason Smith will be shortly sending out information regarding...

Drone operation, Mam Tor, Saturday 7th September

The National Trust have given permission for a film crew to operate drones on Mam Tor on Saturday, approximatley 10am to 2 pm. They have been advised that people might be flying Lords Seat and to avoid operating on that side of the road i.e. the landing field, and to be aware that under...

Drones on Mam Tor, Fri 10th-Sat 11th

A film crew and the National Trust rangers will be around all day, both days, with drone usage all day on and off. They’re keen to make sure things keep safe and will have an extra lookout with the drone operator at all times. Obviously we’ll want to do our bit too on the...

DSC Events- Talk on Wing Wizardry & PHI (The Golden Ratio)

Event: A talk by Hannes Papesh of PHI, with Carlo Borsattino and/or Greg Hamerton of Flybubble. Location: Derbyshire and Lancashire Gliding Club, Camphill Farm, The Cottage, Great Hucklow, Buxton SK17 8RQ Date and Time: Friday 3rd May from 7pm onwards Ever wondered why wings are designed in a particular way? Why an A wing...

Breakfast Briefing on Saturday 30th March 2019

This is for any DSC member wanting coaching or help with any aspect of their flying. Please make sure you are at the Old Hall at 9am where we’ll be discussing the weather, our sites and how each pilot can get the most out of the day. CPs bring your BHPA Pilot Task Books. ...

New Season Flying, Again!

We hope you are all enjoying the great weather and making most of flying in the Peaks. With some great weather over the past weekend has, for me personally, brought some some great flying. However, I have witnessed some alarming situations and as your Chairman feel it only right to remind you all so...