The SAHPA committee is concerned about the growing controversy amongst members with regard to Incidents, Accidents and Fatalities. In the interests of transparency, we would like to clarify some of the issues being raised.
SAHPA has signed an agreement with George Municipality to address the use of beaches below the Map-of-Africa launch site in Wilderness during peak seasons.
Grasslands Flying Club Fly-in on 2nd December 2023
The Glen Paragliding Club Christmas and New Year Party on 6th Dec 2023
CIVL is excited to announce our intention to create a new Sports Class Ranking for Paragliding as well as the 1st FAI Paragliding XC Sports Class World Championship, tentatively planned for 2025.
Kenya will be hosting the first Paragliding Cross-Country competition in 2024. The event is FAI sanctioned by the Bulgarian NAC and is organized by SkyNomad Kenya Paragliding Club in cooperation with Paragliding Association of Kenya.
The SAHPA Office has received a complaint about paraglider pilots launching from (and landing on) public roads. The pilots and club have been notified.
Proposed Amendments to Civil Aviation Regulations and Civil Aviation Technical Standards (03 November 2023)
The Glen Paragliding Club has published a notice regarding Instructional Tandem Flight Operations on Signal Hill and Lion’s Head.
A common myth being repeated in various forums is that “the sport is in decline”, with blame being placed at the SAHPA committee. This article aims to debunk that myth.