Calendar of Events

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To include an event here please email with the details.

Also check the Paragliding World Cup calendar and the FAI and CIVL calendar.

Tasmania Drifter Tour (HG)
Feb 16 – Feb 24 all-day
Tasmania Drifter Tour (HG) @ Tasmania | Australia

Warren Windsports are hosting another Tasmania Drifter Tour – an “Epic hang gliding adventure to fly Tasmania’s coastal mountains, sand dunes, and inland XC sites”.

Besides reaching flying milestones, this Tasmanian adventure is aimed at offering a trip of lifetime, with the mission of touring into some scenic and rugged areas with the 4×4, loaded up with friends.

In between flying, we’ll take the chance to explore Hobart, Mt. Wellington, or one of the many pristine bays.

  • 9-day tour
  • Accommodation, breakfast and lunch included in price ($2750 AUD)
  • No wincludes Bruny Island!  We’re looking to pioneer some dune flying on Bruny Island
  • More Mt Wellington options!  Dates will be outside the Hobart Regatta (which will free up the landing zone for Mt. Wellington)
  • Warren Windsports team pilot, Rohan Taylor, will also be on board as a driver and team pilot.

Only six spaces available. Contact Warren Windsports for more info.

El Peñon Classic Race (HG)
Feb 20 – Feb 25 all-day

The El Peñon Classic Class 1 HG competition will take place in Valle de Bravo from 20-25 February 2017. There will be a separate sports class category.


Green Swamp Sport Klassik (US, HG)
Mar 26 – Apr 1 all-day

Green Swamp Sport Klassic

The Green Swamp Sport Klassic is a mentored, sports-class only hang gliding competition that takes place at Quest Air, Florida, in March. 

It’s organised by The Oz Report’s Davis Straub, and costs just $25 to enter (plus $25 entry to enter the Quest Air Cross Country comp).

Details on

Dalby Big Air 2017 (HG) @ Dalby aerodrome
Apr 9 – Apr 15 all-day

The Dalby Big Air is a friendly hang gliding competition, aimed to introduce pilots to the excellent year-round flying the area offers.

Competition headquarters is at the Dalby Aerodrome, 2.5 hours drive from Brisbane, where the Dalby Hang Gliding Club has a secure hangar as it’s home base.

Competitors need to have an intermediate/advanced rating with aerotow endorsement, and HGFA membership (temporary membership is available for overseas pilots), plus a GPS.

The AUS $500 entry fee includes the famous Dalby Big Air T-Shirt, hat, presentation dinner and all aerotow fees for competition days, including practice day. Competition places are capped at 50 pilots, so get in early!

A $75 non-refundable deposit is required upon registration. Registrations close at midnight on Saturday 11th March, 2017.

Registration here.

Midwest 2017, USA (HG)
Jun 4 – Jun 10 all-day

The Midwest 2017 is an FAI cat 2 hang glider (tow-launch) race-to-goal competition. It takes place at Whitewater, from 4-10 June 2017.

There are four classes:
Class 1 Open
Class 1 Sport
Class 2
Class 5
Registration Open: December 10, 2016
Registration Closed: May 20, 2017
Pilot requirements: H3, AT, XC.

Register at

More info

Italian HG Open 2017
Jul 22 – Jul 27 all-day
FAI Class 2 World Championship 2017, Aspres sur Buech @ Aspres sur Buech
Jul 24 – Aug 6 all-day
FAI Class 2 World Championship 2017, Aspres sur Buech @ Aspres sur Buech | Aspres-sur-Buëch | Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur | France

Join Jacques Bott and an elite band of Class 2 hang glider pilots in the southern French Alps for a competition that promises to see you flying 300k triangles through spectacular terrain.


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