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  1. USPPA Membership & Ratings Verification

    June 7, 2019

    There may be occasion to verify membership status or ratings for insurance, property owners, international flying, or other reasons. You must have your member number and last name how you signed up for membership. Go here to verify membership or rating.

  2. Member Only Area Added

    March 29, 2019

    A new page for members has been added to convey information intended for members only. The password will come via email, and in the future, through the welcome letter. It may change periodically. It is largely for information that only pertains to members and where we’ve been asked to limit distribution (like the Sun-N-Fun discount […]

  3. Protected: 2017.12.16 Officer Meeting Notes & Minutes

    June 15, 2017

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

  4. Nominations Closed For President and Vice President

    December 21, 2016

    Nominations are now closed.

  5. Heath Woods New USPPA Secretary

    August 4, 2016

    Heath began flying Hang gliders in New England in 1995 and Paragliders in 2003. A Paramedic, Mountain Rescue Director and Risk Manager for over a decade in the ski industry, Heath turned his passion for flying into his profession in 2008. In 2012 he first flew a Powered Paraglider and has been a motor head […]

  6. 2016 Bylaw Update

    June 20, 2016

    A number of Bylaw changes have been made to improve transparency in financial matters and change the way we handle complaints against members. The intent is to involve the officers from the beginning, establish record keeping and improve the process. The Bylaws can be found here.

  7. Brad Hill New Treasurer

    June 17, 2016

    Brad Hill of Discover Paragliding has been teaching paragliding since 1995 and paramotoring since 2009. He has been involved with many efforts to improve the sport in many ways and is passionate about teaching. He and his wife Maren Ludwig were the 2015 recipient of USHPA’s Instructor of the Year award. We welcome him to be […]

  8. Officer Vacancies

    June 10, 2016

    We’re sorry to lose two officers, Christopher Pine and Paul Czarnecki who resigned on June 9, 2016. A search is ongoing for appointees to fill their terms. Bylaws stipulate that these positions are filled by appointment until the next election cycle.

  9. New Accident Investigation Team

    December 27, 2015

    A new Accident Investigation Team has been formed to help the PPG community learn from accidents The team, put together by Christopher Pine, is Chaired by Dr. Ed Lowder who will be attending accident investigation training at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. While he has only been paramotoring since 2012, his credentials in forensics and accident investigation […]

  10. 2015 Officers and Membership Meeting

    March 15, 2015

    The 2015 Officers meeting, held at a residence in Melbourne, was extremely productive, positive and resulted in some reachable goals. These should, among other things, support our instructors better and improve the quality of training being offered to the public. Thanks to the Palm Bay Athletic League who hosted the 2015 membership meeting that had […]

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