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British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association

British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association

BHPA Members Fees

The following table lists BHPA fees that may be incurred by individual members from 1st April 2021.

BHPA documents aimed at individual members can be found on our members documents page, BHPA forms aimed at individual members can be found on our members forms 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 clubs documents, clubs forms, and clubs fees, or schools documents, schools forms, and schools 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.

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.
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  
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Last updated: 31 March 2021
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