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BHPA Registered Schools will train you at a rate of progress that is suitable for you. They are monitored for safety, the quality of the training they offer, and the equipment they use, and their instructors are licensed by the Association.

When you start training at a BHPA registered school you will be asked to take out BHPA membership. This includes £5 million 3rd-party insurance cover, but does not include personal accident cover.

BHPA registered schools usually offer a variety of training packages. If you opt for a Elementary Pilot or a combined Elementary and Club Pilot course you can apply online for Trial Membership (3 months) or Full Annual Membership.

Most schools also offer a one day taster course which is ideal if you are not ready to commit to a full course of training. When you arrive for a taster day at a BHPA registered school your instructor will ask you to apply online for BHPA One Day Membership.

One Day Introductory Membership can only be applied for on the actual day of your taster course because it is only valid on the day of issue.

For a better understanding of the various disciplines available within our sport and the training options available at each school, please visit the Our Sport and Learn to Fly pages.

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. You can also contact your local recreational club for further information about BHPA registered school operating in your area before you commit to a course of training.

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All BHPA registered paramotoring schools operating in the UK and overseas are displayed below

Types of School

School Disciplines Contact Details
BHPA Registered Schools

School
Active Edge
(Training School)

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
Dean Crosby.
Mob: 07793 678 133.

5 Whelpstone Grove, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9DG.

email:
dean@activeedge.co.uk
website:
http://www.activeedge.co.uk

Details
Led by Dean Crosby, former British Champion and Team Manager. Situated in the Yorkshire Dales. Paragliding & Paramotoring courses in the UK. Advanced Cross Country courses abroad.

School
Airways Airsports Limited
(Training School)

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Tow, Power

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
Andrew Snell.
Tel: 01335 344 308.

Darley Moor Airfield, Darley Moor, Ashbourne, DE6 2ET.

email:
office@airways-airsports.com
website:
http://www.airways-airsports.com

Details
Full-time school (chosen by Blue Peter) run by professional, friendly and dynamic team. Highest standard of tuition, fast progress to CP. Tow-based, so more flyable days & onsite cafe.

School
Airworks Paragliding Centre
(Training School)

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
Stephen Purdie.
Tel: 01273 434 002.
Mob: 07917 108 858.
Fax: 01273 858 107.

Unit 4, Stonecross Farm Industrial Estate, Lewes Road, Laughton, East Sussex, BN8 6BN.

email:
info@airworks.co.uk
website:
http://www.airworks.co.uk

Details
Enthusiastic professional team led by former British Champ & Comps Panel Safety Officer. Full-time paragliding, speed flying & paramotoring training to all levels. High instructor to student ratios.

School
Axis Paragliding & Paramotoring
(Training School)

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
Stephen Millson.
Tel: 01873 850111.
Mob: 07970 421373.

35 Mount Street, Abergavenney, Gwent, NP7 7DT.

email:
axis@paraglide.co.uk
website:
http://www.paraglide.co.uk

Details
EP, CP and CP+ courses in South Wales and Morocco. Pilot, AP & XC courses in France. Tandem flights. Paramotor training.

School
Beyond Extreme
(Training School)

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
Mark Dann.
Tel: 01456 476 213.
Mob: 07703 979 149.

Camallt, Drumnadrochit, Inverness, IV63 6TN.

email:
beyondextreme@hotmail.com
website:
http://www.beyondextreme.co.uk

Details
Award winning Paragliding school. With over 25 years experience. Day tasters, tandems and courses. Located in the Highlands Scotland.

School
Evolution Paramotoring & Paragliding
(Training School)

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
David Manning.
Mob: 07817 484 930.

Burnside, Marshbrook, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6RG.

email:
info@flyevolution.co.uk
website:
http://www.flyevolution.co.uk

Details
Evolution is a full time school, specialising in paramotor & paragliding beginner courses, tandem experience flights, taster days and holidays, all run by well-seasoned instructors.

School
Flight Culture
(Training School)

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
John Welch.
Tel: 07833 107902.
Mob: 07833 107902.

5 Lenthay Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6AA.

email:
john@flightculture.co.uk
website:
http://www.flightculture.co.uk

Details
We offer both paragliding and paramotoring courses in small groups, both in the UK and abroad. All of our equipment is of the very latest design.

School
Green Dragons HG & PG Centre
(Training School)

Disciplines
Hang Gliding:
Hill, Tow

Paragliding:
Hill, Tow, Power

Parascending:
Tow

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
Andrew Shaw.
Tel: 01883 652666.
Fax: 01883 652600.

Warren Barn Farm, Slines Oak Road, Woldingham, Surrey, CR3 7HN.

email:
fly@greendragons.co.uk
website:
http://www.greendragons.co.uk

Details
One of the UK's premier schools, established in 1974. Offers tuition for both HG/PG specialist in small or large groups, with probably the UK's largest flying shop & workshop onsite.

School
Mid Wales Paragliding Centre
(Training School)

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
Stephen Griffiths.
Tel: 01974 241 574.
Mob: 07779 790 637.

Penfagwr, Nebo, Llanon, SY23 5LA.

email:
steve@mwpgc.co.uk
website:
http://www.mwpgc.co.uk

Details
Full time Paragliding and Paramotor school. We offer 1-1 tuition as well as taking on small groups. we also specialising in tandem flying and post CP development and run training course in the UK and abroad. visit our website for more info www.mwpgc.co.uk.

School
Sky Paragliding
(Training School)

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
Tim King.
Tel:.
Mob: 07767 264 211.

4 Colebrook Road, Withdean, Brighton, BN1 5JH.

email:
info@skyparagliding.co.uk
website:
http://www.skyparagliding.co.uk

Details
Specialising in overseas & UK Paragliding & Paramotoring EP, CP completions & post CP development clinics.33yrs experience of making pilots to the highest standards ensuring fast, safe & fun progression.

School
Sky Riders
(Training School)

Disciplines
Paragliding:
Hill, Power

Operates in the UK and overseas

Contact
Thomas G E McMeakin.
Mob: 07599 844 678.

4 Lambrook Gate, West Lambrook, Somerset, TA13 5EZ.

email:
tom@sky-riders.co.uk
website:
http://www.sky-riders.co.uk

Details
Paragliding and Paramotoring courses for all levels, learn from our expert Instructors. Beginner to advanced and International adventures await !

BHPA registered schools database last updated: 21 June 2024 at 09:47:42 AM

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