HGFA: Hang gliding federation of Australia
This organisation supervises insurance, course content and licencing of paraglider pilots in australia. To
legally fly in australia one needs to be a member of the HGFA.
New Zealand Hang Gliding and Paragliding Organisation
The NZHGPA is the governing body of paragliding and hang gliding in New Zealand and exists to develop, protect
the sport of hang gliding and paragliding in New Zealand. On this site you can find information about
hang gliding schools, tandem flight operators, local paragliding and hang gliding clubs, paragliding and
hang gliding competitions
and national distance records.
British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association.
The British Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association oversees pilot and instructor training standards,
provides technical support, such as airworthiness standards, runs coaching courses for pilots, and supports a
country-wide network of recreational clubs and registered schools, providing the infrastructure within which UK hang
gliding and paragliding thrive.
South African Hang gliding and Paragliding Association
Provides information on the sport of paragliding in South Africa
Hang Gliding and Paragliding association of Canada
Canada's official hang gliding and paragliding organization, hosting useful
information for all pilots, including the Towing Procedures Manual.
Swiss Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association
Website: english pdf guide