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NEW OFFICE ADDRESS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 25, 2017
#302 - 5628 Birney Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6S 0H7
2017 HPAC/ACVL CALENDAR NOW AVAILABLE FOR ORDER
The new calendar for 2017 shows off Canada's pilots and flying activities with stunning pictures submitted by members. Calendars make great gifts to friends and family, and, most importantly, to our landowners who so generously allow us to use their sites for our sport. Clubs as well as individual pilots are encouraged to order these calendars right online on this homepage. Look under Quicklinks and click on 2017 calendar.
FALL AND WINTER A GREAT TIME FOR HAGAR!
The fall and winter are an excellent time to study for that all-important HAGAR examination, the single only item required of hang glider and paraglider pilots by Transport Canada, in order to be able to fly in airspace, a great privilege. It is an exam that should be taken by every pilot, regardless of rating level.
André Nadeau, HPAC's Transport Canada Liaison, has updated the HAGAR Study Guide on this website and has added a mapping section. You can find it at
PID 95. It is easy to follow and is an excellent preparation for the HAGAR exam which can be scheduled at any fixed-wing flight school in your area. Please contact the Office if there are questions about the process.