Welcome to Cornwall!
Our club is always more than happy to meet up with visiting paragliding and hang gliding pilots and help them with information and advice where they can. If you want to meet local pilots, find out where you can fly, etc, then get in touch! It is the policy of this Association to make our sites as open as possible for the use of BHPA Members and qualified pilots from abroad.
Visiting pilots should get in touch with the Club Contact, before flying and if you have a particular site in mind, you may also want to contact the Site Officer for that site. Their details can be found on the respective site guide page.
Our open sites can be found on our regularly updated Site Guide. Please respect the arrangements when flying at these sites.
Some sites are restricted to Resident Kernow Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association Members, usually on the insistence of the Site Owner. In such cases we seek to arrange for visiting pilots to fly these sites as Accompanied Visitors. Visiting pilots are asked to respect this arrangement. The sites affected are all sensitive sites and unauthorised use may well result in loss of the site altogether. This applies equally to members of neighbouring Clubs (South Devon HG & PG Club and The Devon and Somerset Condors}. In other words, paying a subscription to KHPA does not open the site to non-resident pilots.
KHPA Membership runs from January to December and costs just £15.
If you would like to join please contact Graham May or send a cheque for £15 payable to KHPA with your name, address, tel, mobile, email and and flying details (HG/PG Hill/Tow and BHPA No) as applicable to: Graham May, KHPA Membership, 11, Greenfield Terrace, Portreath, TR16 4LY (Tel. 01209 843380)
In addition to a regular KHPA Bulletin you will receive a membership card for the year, support from club coaches and be able to join in with the social activities and events organised by the club such as the Frostbite Comp and the parachute repack.
Incidents / Accidents
For visitors who are involved in any incident at a Kernow site – an accident, an exchange with an irate farmer, etc, please report it to either the Chairman or the Secretary. Their contact details can be found on the Contacts page. Alternatively you can let us know about the incident by using our Incident Report Form, click here.
We look forward to seeing you on the hill sometime soon!