Welcome! The United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to unpowered free flight.
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USHPA is excited to announce a new, free lecture series for members. We plan to present inspiring and educational topics with engaging speakers that will further your free flight career during quarantine and beyond.
Fly a paramotor? The US Powered Paragliding Association now offers a discount on USPPA membership for all current USHPA members.
The United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association is proud to serve the great sports of hang gliding and paragliding. Through programs like our Instructor Certification and Pilot Proficiency program and our monthly magazine Hang Gliding and Paragliding, the USHPA strives to promote pilot safety, skill, knowledge and above all fun. Now is the time to pursue your desire of flight. We'll see you in the sky.