Course and Costs

Hang gliding & Paragliding Courses and Costs

As a novice you will normally start with a taster course.

If you know the sport is for you then you will start with the 5 day Elementary Pilot course EP £499. After you have completed your EP you can buy your own Hang-glider or Paraglider with our guidance and move on to our Club pilot course £599.

Elementary and Club pilot course with Flight equipment deal £2950. How it works. At the start of your course you pay £2950. You then undertake your EP and CP course with your own flight equipment. Nova Susi or Macpara Progress paraglider, Macpara Manix harness, B cool helmet.

Taster (including BHPA membership)
Elementary Pilot Up to 5 days Instruction
Club Pilot Up to 5 days Instruction after EP
Hang Gliding
 One day : £125 Five days : £499 Five day : £599
Two day : £240 Four days : £380
 One day : £125 Five days : £499 Five day : £599
Two day : £240 Four days : £380
Speed Gliding
 One day : £125 Five days : £499 Five day : £599
 Two day: £240 Four days : £380
Group Discount
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BHPA membership is compulsory when you learn to fly with us or any other schools or clubs affiliated to the BHPA. The cost of the BHPA membership is included in the price of 1 and 2 day taster, however the other courses do not include BHPA membership.

You must  join the BHPA for 3 months £75 or 1 year £121 during your training. When you are qualified full annual membership is £99 per year.

CP Pilots can purchase or hire flight equipment from us £100 per day. It may be possible to use your own flight equipment once it has been inspected and approved by us for your use in the school, The inspection fee is usually £140.

Personal insurance available from the BHPA insurance Bureau. Tel 02380 268351

Foreign Flying courses. We offer a autumn and spring EP and CP course in Spain  on demand.  As a qualified club pilot you can come and have fun in the sun on a mountain experience course. Paraglider France, Paraglide Turkey, Paraglide Greece , Paraglide Spain.

The BHPA Club pilot rating is not the end, If you want to fly cross country from cloud to cloud you will need to pass your BHPA Pilot rating. You may want to qualify for tandem Paragliding or foot launched powered Paragliding flight.This can be done in the club environment or with us at the DFC. Finally, once you have gained the required experience you can take the Advanced Pilot exam. The highest pilot rating and a level to aspire to!failogo01n

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