Course and Costs

HG/PG Courses and Costs

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

If you know the sport is for you then you will start with the 5 day Elementary Pilot course (EP).  After you have completed your EP, most pilots purchase a Hang-glider or Paraglider with our guidance and move on to our Club pilot course.

Taster (including BHPA membership)
Elementary Pilot Up to 5 days Instruction
Club Pilot Up to 5 days Instruction after EP
Hang Gliding
 One day : £200Five days : £750Per day : £200
Two day : £360Four days : £650Gear : £100 per day
 One day : £200Five days : £750Five day : £750
Two day : £360Four days : £650
Speed Gliding
 One day : £200Five days : £750Five day : £750
 Two day: £360Four days : £650
Group Discount
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BHPA membership is compulsory when you learn to fly with us. You can join the BHPA on the day.

One day BHPA membership can be found and you can join  here BHPA.    For all other courses you must  join the BHPA for 3 months or 1 year during your training. BHPA membership is Fee?

CP Pilots can hire flight equipment from us. You can use your own flight equipment if it has an in date service check. Or we can service the wing for you.  It must also be inspected for use in our school environment, Inspection fee £100.

Personal insurance available from the BHPA insurance Bureau.

Foreign Flying courses. We offer courses and guiding outside UK.  As a qualified club pilot you might want to try a mountain experience course?

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 as a tandem pilot or foot launched powered pilot. 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, a level to aspire to.failogo01n

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