Hang Gliding Discussions

Paragliding Discussions

Fields marked with * are required.

Please enter the following security code:


Recent Safety Articles

What Every Pilot Should Know ...About Oxygen

What Is Air?
The air surrounding us is a mixture of gases consisting of 78% nitrogen and 21% oxygen. The remaining 1% is made up of argon, carbon dioxide, and traces of rare gases.

What Is Oxygen?
Under normal conditions, pure oxygen is a colorless, tasteless, odorless, non-combustible...

Radio Etiquette and Usage

Yesterday one of our more experienced local pilots asked me "Who is gonna make the post about pilots learning how to use their radios?"....and I had to admit I agreed with him. So I promised I'd make a post to hopefully eliminate the couple challenges we've been having here. Which are not new to paragliding...

The Importance of Mentoring - How To and How Not To

The Importance of Mentoring - How To and How Not To
Mentoring Tips and Advice
Mentoring plays a huge part in growing as a pilot, so here’s some guidance on mentoring from the clubs experience.
Why should we mentor other pilots or communicate valuable tips and advice? Because many of us share a passion and common interest in flying ...
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Recent Pilot Stories

Lone Star Air

Article by: Wyatt LinesThis is a long article, so I divided it into two sections.  The first section is about flying with the local TX pilots. For those of you more interested in the Lone Star National...
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Up Coming Events

Dixon White Memorial Fly-in :: Sat Oct 04
2 days of flying fun with friends.
The Craters, AZ


Learn to Fly

Hang Gliding Schools

Paragliding Schools

Donate to AZHPA

Jerry Dalen - Fly in Peace

Our Roots

AHGA LogoArizona Hang Glider Association - Working hard to promote free flight, open and preserve flying sites and representing hang glider pilots in Arizona Since 1975. A huge heart felt and well deserved THANKS goes out to all of you for everything you've done!



AZHPA is a proud member of the United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association. We work closely with our parent organization as it relates to safety, knowledge,  preservation and promotion of free flight in our state and region.

Today and Beyond

We are now known as the Arizona Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association, same mission, same passion, same dedicated members and officers that work hard to ensure the health and well being of Free Flight in Arizona for years to come.