Topic: USHPA Archives

USHPA Meets With FAA to Discuss the NPRM

On the morning of February 9, 2002, several people from the USHPA had the opportunity to meet with three senior-level people from the FAA to discuss the implications for hang gliding and paragliding operations of the new Sport Pilot proposed rule. Read more

Risk Management in Paragliding

Risk management is, in my opinion, one of the most important ground school topics in paragliding. It is crucial to talk about it in order to create safe pilots and to improve the general safety level of the sport. It is also probably the most diff... Read more

Proposed FAA "Sport Pilot" Certification [Odd formating in middle of page that I can't seem to figur

http://www.ushpa.aero/article.asp?id=16 By the time you read this article an FAA notice of proposed rulemaking memorandum (NPRM) describing new Sport Pilot certification requirements will likely have been released for public comment. Read more

Rained Out

http://www.ushpa.aero/article.asp?id=12 "80 percent of success is just showing up." - Woody Allen Read more

National Sport Flight Conferene Launched

http://www.ushpa.aero/article.asp?id=19 Read more

National Park Flight Plan

Yosemite, the Grand Tetons, Mount Washington, Denali: all grand places that we dream of soaring. This is your chance to make it happen! Read more

More on Speed is Life [We don't have a graph that seems pretty crucial to this article - wasn't on l

http://www.ushpa.aero/article.asp?id=25 When I submitted Speed Is Life for the June issue of Hang Gliding & Paragliding magazine, I realized that some one (probably with a degree in physics) would take me to task on the equation I included. Read more

David Barish: The Probable Inventor of the Paraglider

http://www.ushpa.aero/article.asp?id=29 An interview with David Barish with Steve Roti Read more