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British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

BHPA Fees

The following table lists the fees charged by the BHPA as of 15 December 2020.

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.

Fee Period Benefits Cost Notes
Flying Member 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 12 issues of Skywings Magazine, Full BHPA Membership £129
(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 67 and over)
12 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 12 issues of Skywings Magazine, Full BHPA Membership £109
(members who pay by direct debit will receive an annual discount of £7 on renewal)
As Flying Member above
Flying Family Member
(living at the same address as the full Flying Member)
12 Months 3rd Party Insurance, Full BHPA Membership £114
(members who pay by direct debit will receive an annual discount of £7 on renewal)
As Flying Member above, except Flying Family Members do not receive their own copy of Skywings magazine.
Training Membership
(introductory offer)
3 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 3 issues of Skywings Magazine £69 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 issues of Skywings Magazine, Full BHPA Membership £219 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 £18  
Under 18 Day Membership 1 Day 3rd Party Insurance £5  
Non Flying Member 12 Months 12 issues of Skywings Magazine, 3rd-party insurance (flying not covered), no voting rights £47
(members who pay by direct debit will receive an annual discount of £7 on renewal)
 
Skywings Magazine Subscription (UK) 12 Months 12 issues of Skywings Magazine £47 This is already included in some membership categories shown above
Skywings Magazine Subscription (Overseas) 12 Months 12 issues of Skywings Magazine Please visit the BHPA shop for overseas subscription rates
Instructor Insurance Supplement 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance £82 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 £89 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)     £15  
FAI Sporting Licence (EU resident)     £36  
FAI IPPI Card     £15  
FAI Delta Bronze (HG)     £15 You will need to complete an FAI application form
FAI Eagle Bronze (PG)     £15 You will need to complete an FAI application form
Club Coach Registration     Free  
Dual Pilot Paragliding Registration (Hill)     £99 Fee includes insurance supplement
Air Experience Instructor Registration (Dual)     £99 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 Free  
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)
    £300 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)
    £300 Courses are run at a national level at a central location
Instructor Course     £300 Per person
Senior Instructor Course     £120 Per person
Instructor Examination First examination   £50  
Instructor Examination Instructor re-examination or SI examination   £100  
Air Experience Instructor Examination     £100  
Senior Coach Examination First examination   Free  
Senior Coach Examination Re-examination   £50  
BHPA Approved Replacement Keel Sticker (Hang Glider)     Free  
BHPA Approved (Parascending) Label     £10  
BHPA Approved (Hang Glider) Label     £10  
BHPA Approved (Paragliding) Label     £10  
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