USHPA's 50th Anniversary

USHPA Pilot MagazineUSHPA was founded on December 18th, 1973.  In celebration of our anniversary we are planning to release content from the original association magazines Low and Slow and Ground Skimmer, new USHPA merchandise, a member sweepstakes and more as we work through USHPA's 50th year of supporting free flight pilots.  New content will added to this page, so check back to see everything we have in store!

  • USHPA Board and Member Meeting (9/23/23 - 9/24/23) to be held in conjunction with RedRocks Fall Fly-In 2023 (9/25/23 - 9/30/23)
  • Sweepstakes!
    • Our 50th Anniversary sweepstakes has over $4,000 worth of prizes! Follow the above link to enter. 17 winners will be chosen after December 18. 
    • Prize list: 
      • Superfly Paragliding Harness
      • Ozone Solos Lite Paragliding Harness
      • Flytec Oudie N
      • Flytec USA Softshell Jacket
      •  Blue Sky Hang Gliding Flywheels Set
      • Skylark Paragliding Gear Sack Set
      • SpeckedOut GoPro Follow Cam Mount
      • USHPA Kavu Split Shot Hooded Softshell Jacket – Free Flight Forever & USHPA Embroidery (3 available)
      • USHPA Pilot Magazine Cover Poster 27x34” (3 available)
      • Classic Routes Book from Cross Country Magazine edited by Bob Drury
      • Best Flying Sites of the Alps by Oliver Guenay
      • Condor Trail: Paragliding the Central Andes by Dylan Neyme
      • Thermal Flying for Paraglider and Hang Glider Pilots by Burkhard Martens