Training Resources

A number of educational resources are available to support your flight training, whether you're a student learning to fly or an experienced pilot improving your skills.

FAA Resources

The FAA maintains the Pilot's Handbook and the Powered Parachute Handbook to aid in flight training. The USHPA has compiled a list of some of the most relevant topics and chapters from the handbooks for hang gliding and paragliding student pilots. Read more

Hang Gliding and Paragliding Books

A number of textbooks explain everything from the basics of hang gliding and paragliding to the weather, cross-country flying, towing, and more. Here's a list to get started


Kitty Hawk Kites
Eagle Paragliding