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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 1 April 2021.

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
Two Year Membership
(introductory offer)
24 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 24 issues of Skywings Magazine, Full BHPA Membership £238 An additional £25 Joining Fee must be paid when you join the BHPA.
Flying Member 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 12 issues of Skywings Magazine, Full BHPA Membership £139
(members paying by direct debit will receive an annual discount of £7 on renewal)
An additional £25 Joining Fee must be paid when you join the BHPA. The Joining Fee does not apply to membership renewals where membership has been continuous.
Family Flying Member 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance, Full BHPA Membership £124
(members paying by direct debit will receive an annual discount of £7 on renewal)
As Flying Member above, except Family Flying Members do not receive their own copy of Skywings magazine, and must live at the same address as the Flying Member in their family.
Flying Concessionary Member
(21 and under, or 67 and over)
12 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 12 issues of Skywings Magazine, Full BHPA Membership £119
(members paying by direct debit will receive an annual discount of £7 on renewal)
As Flying Member above.
Non Flying Member 12 Months 12 issues of Skywings Magazine, 3rd-party insurance (flying is not covered), no voting rights £51
(members paying by direct debit will receive an annual discount of £7 on renewal)
 
Trial Membership
(introductory offer)
3 Months 3rd Party Insurance, 3 issues of Skywings Magazine £75
(to qualify for trial membership you must be training and working towards your Elementary Pilot rating at a BHPA registered school)
An additional £25 Joining Fee must be paid when you join the BHPA.
Adult Day Membership 1 Day 3rd Party Insurance £20  
Under 21 Day Membership 1 Day 3rd Party Insurance £5  
Skywings Magazine Subscription (UK) 12 Months 12 issues of Skywings Magazine £50 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
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.
Instructor Insurance Supplement 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance £85 As this supplement is due on membership renewal, please contact the office for applicable fee.
Air Experience Instructor Insurance Supplement 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance £85 As this supplement is due on membership renewal, please contact the office for applicable fee.
Paragliding Dual Pilot Insurance Supplement (Hill Only) 12 Months 3rd Party Insurance £85 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  
Club Coach Course     £30 (new candidate)
£20 (refresher)
Per person.
Club Coach Course     Minimum Fee £450 (18 people) Minimum course fee.
Instructor Course     £300 Per person.
Senior Coach Course     £300 Per person. Courses are run at a national level at a central location.
Senior Instructor Course     £150 Per person.
EPSL Course     £300 Per person. Courses are run at a national level at a central location.
Instructor Examination     £50 First examination.
Senior Coach Examination     Free First examination.
Air Experience Instructor Examination     £100 First examination.
Dual Pilot Examination (UK based only)     £100 First examination. For exams in Europe, please contact the office.
Instructor Re-examination     £100 Re-examination.
Senior Coach Re-examination     £50 Re-examination.
Air Experience Instructor Re-examination     £100 Re-examination.
Dual Pilot Re-examination (UK based only)     £100 Re-examination. For exams in Europe, please contact the office.
TI Registration     £40 New Registration. Fee includes insurance supplement.
Dual Paragliding Pilot Registration (Hill)     £95 Fee includes insurance supplement.
Air Experience Instructor Registration (Dual)     £95 Fee includes insurance supplement.
Club Coach Registration     Free  
Licences gained by Assessment     £10  
FAI Sporting Licence (UK resident)     £15  
FAI IPPI Card     £15  
FAI Eagle Bronze (PG)     £15 You will need to complete an FAI application form.
FAI Delta Bronze (HG)     £15 You will need to complete an FAI application form.
BHPA Approved Replacement Hang Glider Keel Sticker     Free  
BHPA Approved Parascender Label     £10  
BHPA Approved Hang Glider Label     £10  
BHPA Approved Paraglider Label     £10  
Schools Registration (New) 12 Months Full BHPA Membership £400  
Schools Registration (Renewal) 12 Months Full BHPA Membership £400  
Schools Annual Claims Fee Annual Fee (per claim)   £500  
Air Experience Schools Registration (New) 12 Months Full BHPA Membership £200  
Air Experience Schools Registration (Renewal) 12 Months Full BHPA Membership £200  
Club Registration (New) 12 Months Full BHPA Membership £50  
Club Registration (Renewal) 12 Months Full BHPA Membership Free  
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Last updated: 31 March 2021
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