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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Every year, USHPA issues awards and commendations to those people making contributions to our sport that their peers consider worthy of recognition.
Hosting a USHPA Free Flight Film Festival? Be sure to take advantage of the images and promo videos that are available for promoting the event.
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.