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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 2023.

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 £289 An additional £30 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 £169
(members paying by direct debit will receive an annual discount of £7 on renewal)
An additional £30 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 £153
(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 £149
(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 £62
(members paying by direct debit will receive an annual discount of £7 on renewal)
 
Trial Membership
3 Months
3rd Party Insurance, 3 issues of Skywings Magazine £104 An additional £30 Joining Fee must be paid when you join the BHPA.
Adult Day Membership
1 Day
3rd Party Insurance £29  
Under 21 Day Membership
1 Day
3rd Party Insurance £5  
Skywings Magazine Subscription (UK)
12 Months
12 issues of Skywings Magazine £59 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 £105 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 £105 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 £105 As this supplement is due on membership renewal, please contact the office for applicable fee.
Pilot Ratings:
Club Pilot, Pilot, Advanced Pilot
  £20  
Pilot Ratings:
Additional Environment
  £20  
Club Coach Course   £35 (new candidate)
£25 (refresher)
Per person.
Club Coach Course   Minimum Fee £450 (18 people) Minimum course fee.
Instructor Course   £400 Per person. Cost varies with location.
Senior Coach Course   £400 Per person. Courses are run at a national level at a central location. Cost varies with location.
Senior Instructor Course   £400 Per person. Cost varies with location.
EPSL Course   £400 Per person. Courses are run at a national level at a central location.
Senior Coach Examination (tow & aerotow only)   Free First examination.
Air Experience Instructor Examination   £150 First examination.
Dual Pilot Examination (UK based only)   £150 First examination. For exams in Europe, please contact the office.
Instructor Re-examination   £150 Re-examination.
Senior Coach Re-examination (tow & aerotow only)   £50 Re-examination.
Air Experience Instructor Re-examination   £150 Re-examination.
Dual Pilot Re-examination (UK based only)   £150 Re-examination. For exams in Europe, please contact the office.
TI Registration   £40 New Registration. Fee includes insurance supplement.
Dual Paragliding Pilot Registration (Hill)   £110 Fee includes insurance supplement.
Air Experience Instructor Registration (Dual)   £110 Fee includes insurance supplement.
Club Coach Registration   Free  
Licences gained by Assessment   £20  
FAI Sporting Licence (UK resident)   £20  
FAI IPPI Card   £20  
FAI Eagle Bronze (PG)   £20 You will need to complete an FAI application form.
FAI Delta Bronze (HG)   £20 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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