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British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

BHPA Club Documents

The following table lists BHPA documents likely to be of interest to recreational clubs.

BHPA forms aimed at recreational clubs can be found on our club forms page, BHPA fees that recreational clubs may incur are available on our club fees page, and a list of all available BHPA club bulletins is available on our club bulletins page.

If you can't find what you are looking for on any of the above pages, you may wish to try member documents, member forms, and member fees, or school documents, school forms, and school fees.

Alternatively you may prefer to view a list of all BHPA documents, BHPA forms or BHPA fees.

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.

Club Documents
Acronyms.pdf Acronyms frequently used in airsports. 75k 26.03.2019
BHPA_2020_AGM_pack.pdf The BHPA 2020 AGM Pack includes details of members standing for election and a proxy voting form. 179k 04.02.2020
BHPA_D_&_E_of_O.pdf BHPA Diversity and Equality of Opportunity Policy. 107k 26.03.2019
BHPA_M_and_A.pdf BHPA Memorandum and Articles of Association (amended 27 February 2016) 205k 24.09.2016
BHPA_Rules.pdf BHPA Rules for Individual Flying Members 74k 03.07.2017
BHPA_Tech_Manual_19.pdf BHPA Technical Manual - Latest version (includes all amendments up to and including amendment 19) 2281k 21.04.2020
BHPA_Tech_Manual_s18.pdf BHPA Technical Manual - Superseded version (includes all amendments up to and including amendment 18) 4175k 21.04.2020
BHPA_loan_scheme.pdf BHPA Loan Scheme 97k 26.11.2020
Child_Protection.pdf BHPA Child Protection Policy 53k 29.06.2009
Club_Repack_Guide.pdf How to run a BHPA Club Repack 90k 03.12.2016
Coach_Course_setup.pdf How to set up a two day BHPA Club Coach course 76k 17.03.2020
Collision_Avoidance.pdf RAF pamphlet about the mid air collision potential in the skies near RAF Fairford 1179k 19.02.2015
Dealing_with_press.pdf Dealing with the media following a serious incident 65k 12.03.2015
Evidence_of_Insurance.pdf Evidence of third party aviation insurance 1774k 10.02.2020
FAI_anti-doping_rules.pdf FAI Anti-Doping Rules & Procedures 507k 19.12.2014
In_an_emergency.pdf Who to call in an emergency in the UK - fact sheet 229k 17.12.2014
Info_for_visiting_pilots.pdf Guidance for visiting overseas pilots 294k 22.10.2015
Site_Sovereignty.pdf To avoid inter-club and inter-sport disputes, and help protect existing sites, this Site Sovereignty Code of Practice applies to both Clubs and individual pilots. 120k 04.09.2018
Tow_Permit_Guidance.pdf BHPA guidance on applications for inclusions in the AIP (e.g. permanent permit to tow at a particular site to above 60m agl) 88k 29.07.2020
Volunteer_expenses.pdf BHPA Volunteer Expenses Policy 49k 08.05.2014
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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Go to: Club Fees
Go to: Club Bulletins
Go to: BHPA Instructor & Coach Newsletters
Go to: Safety Documents & Forms
List of documents last updated: 26.11.2020

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 is also available as a Free Download.