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British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

BHPA Fees

The following table lists fees charged by the BHPA.

All BHPA documents available on this website are listed on our BHPA documents page, all BHPA forms available on this website are listed on our BHPA forms 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 Fees
Fee Period Benefits Cost Notes
Flying Member 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 12 Skywings Magazines, Full BHPA Membership £99 (members who pay by direct debit will receive an annual discount of £7 on renewal) When you join the BHPA for the first time, an additional £22 Joining Fee must be paid. The Joining Fee does not apply to membership renewals where membership has been continuous.
Flying Concessionary Member
(21 and under, or over 60)
12 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 12 Skywings Magazines, Full BHPA Membership £79 As Flying Member above
Flying Family Member
(at same address as full member)
12 Months 3rd Party Insurance, Full BHPA Membership £88 As Flying Member above
Training Membership
(introductory offer)
3 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 3 Skywings Magazines £53 When you join the BHPA for the first time, an additional £22 Joining Fee must be paid
Two Year Membership
(introductory offer)
24 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 24 Skywings Magazines £167 When you join the BHPA for the first time, an additional £22 Joining Fee must be paid
Adult Day Membership 1 Day 3rd Party Insurance £15  
Under 18 Day Membership 1 Day 3rd Party Insurance £5  
Non Flying Member 12 Months 12 Skywings Magazines, 3rd-party insurance (flying not covered), no voting rights £39  
Skywings Magazine Subscription (UK) 12 Months 12 Skywings Magazines £39 This is already included in some membership categories shown above
Skywings Magazine Subscription (Overseas) 12 Months 12 Skywings Magazines Please visit the BHPA shop for overseas subscription rates
Instructor Insurance Supplement 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance £80 As this supplement is due on membership renewal, please contact the office for applicable fee.
Trainee Instructor Insurance Supplement 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance £30 As this supplement is due on membership renewal, please contact the office for applicable fee.
Dual Pilot Paragliding Insurance Supplement (Hill) 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance £80 As this supplement is due on membership renewal, please contact the office for applicable fee.
Pilot Ratings:
Club Pilot, Pilot, Advanced Pilot
    £10  
Pilot Ratings:
Additional Environment
    £10  
Licences gained by Assessment     £10  
FAI Sporting Licence (UK resident)     £11  
FAI Sporting Licence (EU resident)     £36  
FAI IPPI Card     £11  
FAI Delta Bronze (HG)     £11 You will need to complete an FAI application form
FAI Eagle Bronze (PG)     £11 You will need to complete an FAI application form
Club Coach Registration     No Charge  
Dual Pilot Paragliding Registration (Hill)     £90 Fee includes insurance supplement
Air Experience Instructor Registration (Dual)     £90 Fee includes insurance supplement
TI Registration Initial Registration   £40 Fee includes insurance supplement
Initial Club Registration 12 Months Full BHPA Membership £50  
Annual Club Renewal 12 Months Full BHPA Membership No Charge  
Schools Registration 12 Months Full BHPA Membership £400  
Annual Claims Fee Annual Fee (per claim)   £500  
Air Experience Schools Registration 12 Months Full BHPA Membership £50  
EPPS Course
(Per Person)
    £250 Courses are run at a national level at a central location
Club Coach Course
(Per Person)
    £30 (new candidate)
£20 (refresher)
BHPA fee per person
Club Coach Course
(Group)
    Minimum Fee £450 (18 people) Minimum course fee
Senior Coach Course
(Per Person)
    £216 Courses are run at a national level at a central location
Instructor Course     £276 Per person
Senior Instructor Course     £120 Per person
Instructor Examination First examination   No Charge  
Instructor Examination Instructor re-examination or SI examination   £50  
BHPA Approved Replacement Keel Sticker (Hang Glider)     No Charge  
BHPA Approved (Parascending) Label     £10  
BHPA Approved (Hang Glider) Label     £10  
BHPA Approved (Paragliding) Label     £103  
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Go to: BHPA Club Bulletins
Go to: BHPA Instructor & Coach Newsletters
Go to: Safety Documents & Forms
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Page last updated: 14 September 2017

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.