Fatal Accident on 17th January 2021

The South Africa Hang-Gliding and Paragliding Association (SAHPA) deeply regrets to convey that a male Swedish paragliding pilot was involved in a fatal accident at Porterville earlier today. The exact cause of the accident has yet to be determined. SAHPA will investigate in conjunction with AIID of the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). Further information on the AIID process. …

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SAHPA Newsletter

Dear SAHPA members Trust you are all well. Please find below the following important information: SAHPA OFFICE CLOSURE DURING DECEMBER 2020The SAHPA office will be closed from the 19th of December and will reopen on 4 January 2020.CAA will close on 24 December until 4 January 2021. APPLICATIONS AND RENEWAL UPDATECurrently we are still allowed to send in …

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Flying restrictions in Lockdown Level 1

Dear SAHPA Members / Instructors With South Africa moving to Lockdown 1, some regulations have become more relaxed, however, with regards to the Protocols set in place for aviation these have not changed since Lockdown Level 2. Please continue to use the current SAHPA COVID-19 protocols as they remain unchanged. Recreational Flying¬†SAHPA Site COVID-19 registration …

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