If you have had the good fortune in past years to fly at one of the world’s premier flying sites, Babadag in Oludeniz, Turkey, you will see major changes now: a cable car to the top!
Everything done by the book
Always happy to see you on landing, no matter how bad
Keeps all the students together
Doesn’t smoke weed
Can be bribed with a cookie.
Jerry Mason, Instructor, Paraglide Canada
It is with great sadness that HPAC/ACVL reports a fatal accident at Mont Yamaska on June 10th, 2021. On behalf of the whole Canadian Hang Gliding and Paragliding community, we offer our most sincere condolences to the family and friends. To better understand the circumstances and prevent similar occurrences in the future, HPAC/ACVL has launched a Safety Investigation and will advise the community of the outcome in due time.
By: Bastien Dufour, HPAC/ACVL Quebec Director
Flight Safety is the core of the sport of hang gliding and paragliding! Can you or a fellow pilot volunteer for the HPAC/ACVL Safety Committee to give back to the sport that you love?Read More
By JP Robert Vandenbegine, Chair, HPAC/ACVL Competition Committee
Although much of this topic can be applied to various other competitive disciplines and obviously to hang gliding as well, before I start it is worth mentioning that I am a paraglider pilot and that my type of competition is XC racing, also called “race to goal”.Read More
Jamie Christensen Memorial Award
Solid Ground Award
By Brandon Hopkins, Director on the Board of the Alberta Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association, with Will Gadd flying in the distance