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BHPA Recreational Clubs

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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. Clubs also provide the supportive flying and social environment that is so important for newly qualified pilots when they leave the familiar school environment for the first time.

Most BHPA recreational clubs are also coaching clubs.

Coaching clubs are able to offer one to one or group coaching to assist pilots to develop their flying skills and progress safely through the BHPA Pilot Rating Scheme.

Recreational Clubs do not however provide training.

Training can only be undertaken at a BHPA Registered School. But your local recreational club can be a useful source of information about BHPA registered schools operating in your area.

If you're looking for someone to teach you to fly, or would like a trial (air experience) flight, please visit our Schools page to search for your nearest BHPA Registered School, or view a full list of all BHPA Registered Schools. You may also wish to visit our Learn to Fly page for a better understanding of what's involved.

Find a Club

Enter the first part of your postcode
(eg. CF44)

Post Code

To find your nearest BHPA recreational club, please enter the first part of your post code in the search box on the right.

You can also view a map showing the approximate location of all BHPA recreational clubs in the UK.

A list of BHPA recreational clubs can also be viewed by selecting one of the following options:

All BHPA recreational parascending clubs are displayed below
Club Disciplines Contact Details
BHPA Recreational Clubs

Club
Bollington PC

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Tow

Parascending:
Tow

Contact
Jane Sarginson.
37 Bucklow Drive, Manchester, M22 4WA.

email:
bollingtonpc@gmail.com
website:
http://www.bollingtonpc.org.uk

Details
Non-commercial tow club (est 1972) operating at Barton airfield (M30 7SA)at weekends.The school is not accepting any new trainees or tow conversions courses, for the foreseeable future.

Club
Norfolk HG & PG Club

Disciplines
Hang Gliding:
Tow, Aerotow, Power

Paragliding:
Tow, Power

Parascending:
Tow

Contact
Sandra Panks.
10 Dell Crescent, Norwich, Norfolk, NR5 8GB.

email:
s.panks@yahoo.co.uk
website:
http://www.flynorfolk.org

Details
Tow Club Winching Hang Gliders, Paragliders Parascenders on both week days and weekends. Tow conversions available and beginner courses onsite with established schools.

Club
Rutland Airsports

Disciplines
Hang Gliding:
Tow, Power

Paragliding:
Tow, Power

Parascending:
Tow

Contact
Nigel Barker.
17 Pippin Walk, Hardwick, Cambridge, CB23 7QD.

email:
rutlandairsports@gmail.com

Details
A friendly tow based club offering both PG and HG winching, with conversions catered for. Also offers PPG facilities.

BHPA recreational clubs database last updated: 21 June 2024 at 09:47:42 AM

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