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  • July 3, 2021

    Fatal Accident in Quebec

    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.

    Safety Committee Members Needed

    Safety is the core ...

    Another day at the Office in BC’s Okanagan

    Courtesy Jeremy Mason

    Has Participation in Competition Changed the Way I fly Cross-Country?

    By JP Robert Vandenbegine, Chair, HPAC/ACVL Competition Committee

    Often, pilots I meet ask me…

    More 2021 HPAC/ACVL Awards to Outstanding Pilots

    Jamie Christensen Memorial Award


    Stephen Johnson, Dawson City, Yukon

    Solid Ground Award


    Solid Ground Award to Peter Spear for his work representing HPAC at the Vancouver Airspace Modernization Project (VAMP)
    (Peter Spear on left, James Elliott, President of West Coast Soaring Club, on right.)

    Flying in the Alberta foothills in late spring

    By Brandon Hopkins, Director on the Board of the Alberta Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association, with Will Gadd flying in the distance
    https://vimeo.com/522526935

    Post-Covid Thoughts

    By Michael Robertson, High Perspective, Locust Hill, Ontario
    To fly or not to fly…

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