BHPA Registered Schools will train you at a rate of progress that is suitable for you. They are monitored for safety, the quality of the training they offer, and the equipment they use, and their instructors are licensed by the Association.

For a better understanding of the various disciplines available within our sport and the training options available at each school, please visit the Our Sport and Learn to Fly pages.

To find your nearest BHPA registered school, please enter the first part of your post code and select the required discipline in the search box on the left.

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You can also view a full list of all BHPA registered schools operating in the UK and/or overseas:

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A UK wide network of BHPA recreational clubs look after flying sites in their area, and offer guidance and assistance to qualified pilots at a local level. You can also contact your local recreational club for further information about BHPA registered school operating in your area before you commit to a course of training.

Other Sources of advice and information

The following list is just a small selection of the numerous alternative sources of advice and information available on the internet. These Facebook pages and forums are completely independent, and are not affiliated in any way to the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association:

Full details of all BHPA registered paramotoring schools operating in the UK only are displayed below

Club Information

UK Structure

School Disciplines Contact Address Details
Aerosports Hang Gliding:

Hill, Power

Training in the UK only
Ken McConnell.
Tel: 02893 341 414.
Mob: 07879 632 111.
103 Lower Ballyboley Road, Ballyclare, Co Antrim, N. Ireland, BT39 9UJ. Training for smaller groups, EP, CP & beyond. Tandem P/G Air Experience flts. Based 10 min from local flying sites in the Co Antrim hills. Fri, Sat & Sun, Summer eve's weather permitting. Safety no 1.
British Forces Alpine PC Paragliding:
Hill, Tow, Power

Training in the UK only
Ian Davies.
Tel: 00 49 8322 606 635.
Mob: 00 49 1722 374 923.
Fax: 00 49 8322 606 633.
JSMTC Paragliding Wing, Hubertushause, PO Box 589, BFPO 105. BFAPC is aimed at military personnel and their dependants and is located in the Bavarian Alps on the Austrian border.
Cloudbusters Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Training in the UK only
Peter Shields.
Tel: 07899 878 509.
Mob: 07899 878 509.
36 Lloyd Street, Rutherglen, Glasgow, G73 1NR. Glasgow's oldest paragliding club. Training all year round. Flying/paramotoring for all levels - novice to advanced.
Cloudstreet Paragliding Centre Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Training in the UK only
Anthony Conway.
Mob: 07729 549 163.
203 Garrymore, Moyraverty, Craigavon, BT65 5JF. Committed to providing first class lessons in paragliding and paramotoring. Our instructors have trained hundreds of pilots from all over the world from beginner to cross country.
Foot Flight Paramotors Paragliding:

Training in the UK only
Alexander J Anderson.
Tel: 07957 870 837.
Mob: 07957 870 837.
33 Shalford Road, Rayne, Braintree, Essex, CM77 6BY. Full time paramotor school, also specialising in Trikes AB-Initio, power conversions & Equipment sales.
Sky Camp Ltd Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Training in the UK only
Massimo Paolo Bellezze.
Mob: 07714 707297.
1 Nether Balfour Cottage, Durris, Banchory, AB31 6BL. Paragliding and Paramotor School based in Aberdeenshire. We offer guided trips abroad and stock most leading brands.
UKPPG Paragliding:

Training in the UK only
Nigel Brian Davies.
Mob: 07917 827 178.
4 Almond Drive, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 9TQ. UKPPG specialise solely in PPG foot launched & trike training. All equipment supplied, all pilots weights, open 7 days a week.
Ufly4fun Paragliding:

Training in the UK only
Michael Chilvers.
Mob: 07785 544 378.
4 Lords Lane, Heacham, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 7DJ. A dedicated BHPA Paramotor school (Powered Paragliders). Ab-initio, power conversion, equipment sales and foreign trips.
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BHPA registered schools database last updated: 17 January 2020 at 09:22:58 AM