Event Calendar

Looking for a clinic, tour or USHPA event? Check out the USHPA Event Calendar to see what's happening. Read more

USPPA discount for USHPA members

Fly a paramotor? The US Powered Paragliding Association now offers a discount on USPPA membership for all current USHPA members. Read more

Launching a College Scholarship

I am proud to say I’m a college student who lives in Ruch, Oregon, at the bottom of a mountain called Wood Rat—a launch site for paragliders and hang gliders. Read more

GoPro for a Cause partners with The Cloudbase Foundation

Together, GoPro and The Cloudbase Foundation will enable pilots to become successful agents of change. Read more

Free flight in the "real" world

For many of us, hang gliding and paragliding consumes our lives and we see it everywhere - our magazines, videos, photos, and out our windows. Sometimes the general public gets to see free flight as we see it! Read more

Free Flight Resources at Home

A round-up of free flight-related resources offering entertainment, education, and inspiration for pilots at home. Read more

Fly Like a Girl

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! Read more

Four Pilot Moms Who Inspire Us This Mother’s Day

Q&A with four hang glider/paraglider pilot moms about their love of free flight Read more

Sandia Peak Launch

The Sandia Soaring Association teams up with locals, the Foundation for Free Flight, and the Forest Service to reconstruct launch Read more

Five Flight Parks: Major Players in Hang Gliding's Beginnings and Future

An overview of five main hang glider flight parks Read more

Preserve King Mountain

Submit comments to the Forest Service by January 19, 2019 to help preserve access to the King Mountain flying site. Read more

Paragliding in The Upside

Last week, The Upside soared past $100 million at the box office. What was filming the paragliding scenes really like? Read more

News: We're Hiring

We're hiring! Part-time Training & Certification Manager Read more

News: Maui Wildfire Support

Support USHPA members in need after the devasting Maui wildfires. Read more