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British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

BHPA School Documents

The following table lists BHPA documents likely to be of interest to registered schools.

BHPA forms aimed at registered schools can be found on our school forms page, BHPA fees that registered schools may incur are available on our school 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 club documents, club forms, and club fees, or member documents, member forms, and member 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.

School 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_EP_Training_Guide.pdf BHPA Elementary Pilot Training Guide 8842k 08.02.2018
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BHPA_Tech_Manual_s18.pdf BHPA Technical Manual - Superseded version (includes all amendments up to and including amendment 18) 4175k 21.04.2020
Child_Protection.pdf BHPA Child Protection Policy 53k 29.06.2009
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
First_Aid_Certs.pdf Suitable first aid certificate guidance for instructor licences 92k 30.04.2015
In_an_emergency.pdf Who to call in an emergency in the UK - fact sheet 229k 17.12.2014
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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List of documents last updated: 29.07.2020

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.