Welcome! The United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to unpowered free flight.
Learn About Hang Gliding and Paragliding
A new initiative to support new pilots and instructors and grow our sports
Meet the community of female pilots at Dog Mountain in Washington--some of whom have been hang gliding at the site for over 30 years!
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.