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BHPA v BHPC What's the difference? (UK)
BHPA v BHPC Whats the difference? Training, certification, insurance. Why are there two bodies in the UK and not one? ------------------------------------------ 'Colin' AKA 'eBay buyer' 'Barry ...
by Soft Cell
BHPA v Murray (of intrest in UK only/comments from other forums)
... quotes I'm replying to: http://flying-on-air.blogspot.com/2010/08/dangers-of-being-taught-outside-bhpa.html (Also further comments here http://www.paraglidingforum.com search for the thread ...
by MurrayHay
Retrained BHPA pilots - accidents after training with Murray
I heard recently a BHPA pilot had an accident in France which resulted in a fractured wrist and pelvis. This poor chap had trained with Murray over a number of years. The guy was on a higher rated ...
by Tell the truth Murray!
BHPA Flying and Safety Committee (UK only intrest)
A few years ago I raised the issue of BHPA Ltd schools who imply in their advertising that they have approval, which they do NOT have... from the CAA (UK Civil Aviation Authority). The specific ...
by MurrayHay
BHPA Ltd Coach un-insured flying (UK only)
... t Lomond, Fife (lots of video on my YouTube account of this site) under the direct supervision of a bhpa ltd coach.... by the time the ...
by diagonallyparked
BHPA 'CAA Approval' question.....
Note from Moderator: After a number of posts on this thread and warnings regarding content which could reasonably regarded as 'Troll', the guest using the tag of 'head in sand' chose to continue to ...
by MurrayHay
BHPA AGM this weekend 1st march 2014. (UK)
BHPA AGM this weekend 3 march 2013. BHPA AGM The Annual General Meeting of the BHPA will be held on Saturday March 2rd 2013 at the Belfry Hotel, Nottingham, NG8 6PY,starting at 11am. Last year‘s ...
by head in the sand
Murray mentioned in the BHPA Skywings Magazine
Anyone seen Murray getting a mention in the BHPA Skywings of July 2012. page 11 Triantafyllos Gkikopoulos (trias) says was influenced by Murray after learning with him. Regression? Edit 3 August ...
by kiwi
Illegal common BHPA Ltd practice (Charity Flight Training)
So Murray changes the title and insinuates something that isn't going on. Basically a TV presenter is learning to paraglide. but Murray also added the folowing as a comment which he has also ...
by dried grass
As a BHPA trained pilot (100+ hours and no injuries) what is the most impor...
As a BHPA trained pilot (100+ hours and no injuries) what is the most important thing for me to unlearn or change?
by Guest
BHPA Pilots mid-air collision, Isle of Arran Sept 2015
Mmmm I know it's banging a very old drum but I've been highlighting the need for better training standards since I started teaching in the mid 90's, I've lost count of the number of 'close calls' I ...
by guest1
UK (BHPA) training or training abroad, which is safer?
With Many Youtube Videos Talking about BHPA will I be safer learning in Turkey or Germany. I have not found any English made paragliders or Harnesses for that matter. what other association can I ...
by Allcingeye
Special offer to BHPA members
In the interests of promoting understanding and co-operation between the sailplane and other soaring communities Midland Gliding Club at the Long Mynd (Shropshire, UK) is extending its offer of 50% ...
by Bhaok
BHPA AGM February 2016 (UK intrest)
British Hang gliding and Paragliding Association Annual General Meeting BHPA AGM. Hi all, just a heads up for BHPA AGM. It is to be held on Saturday 27 of February at the Belfry Hotel Nottingham. ...
by guest1
Re: What brand of paraglider is best for begginers and why?
guest wrote: best way to approach a wing and harness set up is to do your ep first make sure your happy with the school and instructorBased on talking to about a thousand BHPA 'trained' pilots ...
by MurrayHay
Licensing for flying overseas
'License' v 'Rating' As an example in the UK, PG pilots, if they wish, can get a rating from a couple of sporting association. This rating has no legal validity, it's simply a card issued by an ...
by MurrayHay
Re: Age minimum for HG?
Hi Ed, I hope you don't mind a quick word from the other side of the atlantic. I paraglide, but I can hopefully provide a few pointers. are: 1. In the UK, US and most of europe, one has to be 18 to ...
by bankrott
Re: Helmet Get one that fits.
Hi Ross While the direct impact protection of most sport.... (i.e. including motorcycling helmets, which have FAR better impact absorbing standards than 'airsports' helmets!) ...
by MurrayHay
Re: Interesting how this critique Mr Hay is removed (Troll?)
Dear Mr Hay, and you wonder why people do not take you seriously/listen to you?! 1. I am not a BHPA supporter, in fact I left the BHPA because I no longer felt that they represented me. If you took ...
by Edward
Re: Question Regarding BHPC (UK Only)
... f my students after a number of years flying in the UK and Europe, left the UK and so also left the bhpa ltd He started in ...
by MurrayHay
Re: So a factual post is removed without good cause (Trolling Post)
The facts remain that the common illegal practices of the bhpa remain illegal, the posts that were removed were: 1) posted from a IP address used to troll post on numerous forums, this first post ...
by MurrayHay
Re: :) Is buying a eBay PG + self train? Good or bad?
First: As 'Colin' AKA 'eBay buyer' AKA 'Barry from Glasgow' is in fact using the same IP address as David Massie, who is a well know supporter of the BHPA Ltd, he's clearly just Trolling on this ...
by MurrayHay
Re: Paragliding alphabet: F is for flying
... s to be expected as for the last two decades the vast majority of my students have been RE-training bhpa 'taught' pilots traveling from all over the UK, often coming to me ...
by MurrayHay
Re: Who has the authority for paragliding training in the uk? I am thinking of ...
Hi the core answer is that ONLY the CAA has authority over paragliding in the UK! It's been common practuce for the BHPA Ltd schools & clubs to lie to pilots/public/landowners etc and claim to be ...
by MurrayHay
Re: JADE please explain this is an official warning for behavior...
Quote: sorry murray i thought thats what you were doing by slatting the bhpa:: Answer: I simply point out that the REASON 75% of my students come to me to RE-train is the appaling accident, injury & ...
by MurrayHay
Re: Looking for a hang gliding school near Edinburgh
The only BHPA school in Scotland is run by Gustaf Fischnaller at glenshee. he is a really friendly guy, I trained with him in the early eighties. For other info and contacts see the following website ...
by stewyoume
Re: Learing to be a TI (trainee instructor)
Guest wrote: evening murray. as you are a self taught instructor how would you pass on your knowledge to a budding T.IIn one sense ALL my students are treated as TI's (TI = Trainee Instructor) As I ...
by MurrayHay
Re: Min age to paraglide in your location?
It's important that non-UK PGers understand that in the UK it is illegal for under 16 year olds to fly paragliders in soarable conditions.... As to gain a BHPA Club (Novice) Pilot rating (It is NOT a ...
by MurrayHay
Re: Spanish Hang-gliding words
Hi Bert There was a page of Spanish/English terms published in Skywings, I think it was 1976 . the Url is http://www.bhpa.co.uk/bhpa/bakissue.html Regards
by Skyglow
Re: Does Murray Hay have insurance to instruct or tandem fly.
Hi Barry FYI PBM (Commercial) Photography is my business (I also have property I rent). Apart from sponsoring East Scotland Paragliding club PBM has no connection with flying. MH ...
by MurrayHay
Re: Anyone care to guess where he I banned from this time?
... nd free flyers .... NOTE: In twenty year of this type of slander/liable from the supporters of the bhpa ltd the sport has seen the bhpa death toll ...
by MurrayHay
Re: Time & cost to get your PG license?
Hi Vale just a quick reply just now (I'll try to get time for more info) 'License' v 'Rating' As an example in the UK, PG pilots if they wish can get a rating from a couple of sporting association, ...
by MurrayHay
Re: AILES DE K ASTAIR 62 Tandem PG Reserve question
Hi Murray, I didnt realise you were a moderator on here. I will remove myself, or if you can, please remove me. Your stance against the BHPA is not objective, takes no account of some of the ...
by Axis
Re: Single Surface Paraglider new product!
Hiya,, I've had some great thermalling flights in the peak district a couple of months back, it's been with Bill Morris who's been flying as much as possible and is trying to get a review in the ...
by jamiefly
Re: New on the admin team
Yes Respect has to be earned. I've never made a secret of the fact I do NOT respect the BHPA Ltd My opinion is based on facts not lies (no matter how often repeated!) Fact: BHPA Ltd 'schools' do ...
by MurrayHay
Re: Lincolnshire England - nearest powered paragliding school /pilot
Yeah, dont do it! Paramotorings horrible and noisy. Stick to unpowered flight, yay! But seriously, Id ring the BHPA and talk to them as they are actually fairly friendly and dont bite. Also I'd ...
by alfricagain
Re: Some on this forum question how good instructors are. This worrying quote w...
1) 'some on this forum' = ONE anonymous BHPA troll! 2) 'cowboy' = PG Pilot & Instructor who fly's the only UK paragliders which are registered aircraft, is the only PGer fully licences to ...
by MurrayHay
Re: THANKS TO ALL RE:WANT TO JUMP OFF MOUNTAIN
You start by contacting the BHPA (British Hang Gliding and Paragliding association). try http://www.bhpa.co.uk/ You won't be allowed to fly off it.... you must fly from club sites. Well, first think ...
by sail4evr
Re: Should PG need stautory training i.e. CAA PPL type requirment
We would require much more than simply 'two more civil servants', we would need a whole team (UK wide coverage) that have the knowledge to ensure the DANGEROUS Errors of the like of the BHPA Ltd are ...
by MurrayHay
Re: |Thermalling technique
Take off in Summer, preferrably near the equator. Alternatively: Fight the lifting wing, sharpen the turn if the rate of climb is reducing, slacken the turn if the rate of turn is increasing. There ...
by Challenger

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