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The Launch | May 2020

Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association of Canada (HPAC)
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Margit Nance, Editor
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WILLI CANCELLED

The Willi Team regretfully announces...

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF HPAC

Update on the Virus

MONT YAMASKA

For anyone west of Québec, this is Mont Yamaska.

JOCKY SANDERSON: INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS

For PG while you are waiting out the Pandemic

SIV: THE BEST INVESTMENT IN SAFETY

Here is a sample for new pilots….

NEW FAQ’S AND ANSWERS ABOUT THE HPAC INSURANCE

A new policy: updated answers

SPORTING LICENSE EXTENSIONS DUE TO COVID 19

For all you competition pilots

UPDATE: VANCOUVER AIRSPACE MODERNIZATION PROJECT

The second major stakeholder meeting …

INSTRUCTOR EXTENSIONS DUE TO COVID 19

No courses available …

CELEBRATING THE HISTORY OF HG AND PG

Check out our Facebook group

Competitions / Events / Competitors


2020 Canadian Hang Gliding Nationals
May 31 to June 6, Savona, BC
HPAC Event Sanction Application

airtribune.com/canadian-hang-gliding-nationals-2020/info

2020 Willi XC Challenge
CANCELLED — July 25 to August 3, Golden, BC

thewillixc.com

"Fly, Beach and Golf" (Paragliding Atlantic Cooperative)
September 5-7, Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

www.facebook.com/pgatlanticcoop

WHO IS HPAC/ACVL AND WHAT DOES IT DO?

  • HPAC/ACVL is HG and PG pilots across Canada (ca.1100)
  • It self-governs the sports of hang gliding and paragliding in Canada and represents the sport to Transport Canada, Parks Canada, all levels of provincial and local government and private landowners
  • It establishes Canadian national standards for pilot ratings and instructor/tandem pilot certification and maintains a national pilot database to reflect these
  • It negotiates a third-party liability insurance policy for its members
  • It facilitates the participation of Canadian pilots in national and international competition
  • It sanctions Canadian competitions in hang gliding and paragliding
  • It cultivates relationships with hang gliding/paragliding national associations world-wide

Your Regional Directors


British Columbia
Tyler Gillies • BritishColumbia@HPAC.ca

Alberta & NWT
Randy Parkin • Alberta@HPAC.ca / NWT@HPAC.ca • 403-607-9888

Prairies
Jon Lovering • Prairies@HPAC.ca • 306-222-9955

Ontario
Nick Jones • Ontario@HPAC.ca • 519-590-6425

Québec
Bastien Dufour • Quebec@HPAC.ca • 514-565-3013

Maritimes
Chris Jette • AtlanticCanada@HPAC.ca • 902-940-0357

Yukon
Logan Small • Yukon@HPAC.ca • 867-334-8649

Director at Large: Treasurer
Tim Parker • Treasurer@HPAC.ca • 902-426-4109
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