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British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

BHPA Documents

The following table lists all BHPA documents available on this website.

All BHPA forms available on this website are listed on our BHPA forms page, the fees charged by the BHPA are listed on our BHPA fees page, and a list of all available BHPA club bulletins can be found on our club bulletins page.

You can also download a list of printed BHPA 'versioned' training documents, available from the BHPA office to schools, clubs and registered licensed members.

If you still can't find what you are looking for, please contact the BHPA office.

BHPA Documents
2019_AGM_pack.pdf The BHPA 2019 AGM Pack includes details of members standing for election and a proxy voting form. 98k 15 January 2019
BHPA_Rules.pdf BHPA Rules for Individual Flying Members 74k 03 July 2017
Evidence_of_Insurance.pdf Evidence of third party aviation insurance 240k 06 February 2018
BHPA_Child_Protection_Policy.pdf BHPA Child Protection Policy 53k 29 June 2009
FAI_anti-doping_rules.pdf FAI Anti-Doping Rules & Procedures 507k 19 December 2014
BHPA_M_and_A.pdf BHPA Memorandum and Articles of Association (amended 27 February 2016) 205k 24 September 2016
BHPA_volunteer_expenses_policy.pdf BHPA Volunteer Expenses Policy 49k 08 May 2014
who_to_call_in_an_emergency.pdf Who to call in an emergency in the UK fact sheet 229k 17 December 2014
Mid_Air_Collision_Avoidance.pdf RAF pamphlet about the mid air collision potential in the skies near RAF Fairford 1179k 19 February 2015
Site_Sovereignty_Code_of_Practice.pdf To avoid inter-club and inter-sport disputes, and help protect existing sites, this Code of Practice applies to both Clubs and individual pilots. 120k 04 September 2018
Alternative_Entry_PRS_2013.pdf Alternative Entry to the Pilot Rating Scheme - Information for pilots that have trained outside of the BHPA, and wish to join the BHPA and the BHPA Pilot Rating Scheme. 75k 18 April 2013
advanced_pilot_tasks.pdf Tasks for "Advanced Pilot" Rating - for information only. Members wishing to take their "Advanced Pilot" exam are advised to consult the Pilot Task book (available from the BHPA Office) 44k 06 October 2012
Advanced_Pilot_Exam_Syllabus.pdf Syllabus and notes for the "Advanced Pilot" Exam. See also "Advanced Pilot" Tasks above 368k 16 June 2015
pilot_tasks.pdf Tasks for "Pilot" Rating - for information only. Members wishing to take their "Pilot" exam are advised to consult the Pilot Task book (available from the BHPA Office) 55k 05 December 2015
Pilot_Exam_Syllabus.pdf Syllabus and notes for the "Pilot" Exam. See also "Pilot" Tasks above 43k 13 January 2010
Dual_Flying_Factsheet.pdf Dual Flying Fact Sheet 1059k 16 September 2015
Training_for_qualified_pilots.pdf Training for Qualified Pilots Information Sheet 73k 19 September 2010
siv.pdf SIV Course Information Sheet 28k 13 January 2010
PowerCoach_Licences.pdf Power Coach and Senior Power Coach Licences 13k 13 January 2010
BHPA_Certification_Factsheet.pdf BHPA Certification Factsheet 63k 14 September 2017
A_W_Certification.pdf Hang Glider Airworthiness Certification 45k 18 November 2011
Speed_flying.pdf Speed Flying Qualifications and Training 96k 07 December 2015
En_pg_classes.pdf EN PG Classes Summary. EN Paraglider Classes & Pilot Skills 84k 17 July 2018
AR_tug_matching.pdf Aerotow tug to glider speed matching 197k 02 May 2013
SSDR.pdf Microlights (including SSDR's) and the BHPA 109k 06 January 2017
Emergency_Parachutes_Advice.pdf Emergency Parachute Advice (extract from pilot Handbook) 582k 21 June 2012
Emergency_Parachute_Repacking.pdf Emergency Parachute Repacking - Liability Insurance 74k 18 August 2017
coach_course_setup.pdf How to set up a two day BHPA Club Coach course 14k 13 January 2010
Club_Repack_Guide.pdf How to run a BHPA Club Repack 90k 03 December 2016
info_for_visiting_pilots.pdf Guidance for visiting overseas pilots 294k 22 October 2015
dealing_with_press_in_emergency.pdf Dealing with the media following a serious incident 65k 12 March 2015
BHPA_Tech_Manual_17.pdf BHPA Technical Manual - Latest version (includes all amendments up to and including amendment 17) 2683k 06 November 2017
BHPA_Tech_Manual_16.pdf BHPA Technical Manual - Superseded version (includes all amendments up to and including amendment 16) 3208k 06 November 2017
1st_Aid_Certs.pdf Guidance on suitable first aid certificates for instructor licences 92k 30 April 2015
BHPAEPTrainingGuide.pdf BHPA Elementary Pilot Training Guide 8842k 08 February 2018
The following documents are also available upon request
Guidance Notes on Sites Negotiations Request Document
Guidance Notes on Windfarms Request Document
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Page last updated: 11 March 2015

The following related items can be purchased from our online shop.

The Pilot Handbook can be purchased online in the BHPA shop

A Flight Logbook can be purchased online in the BHPA shop

A hard copy of the Technical Manual can be purchased online in the BHPA shop

The BHPA Technical Manual can be purchased online as a Hard Copy, or is available as a Free Download.