Pilot Requirements

All pilots must be or have a:

  • PWCA Registered Pilot
  • Accepted by PWCA as listed competitor in PWC Bright 2108
  • HGFA Financial Membership
  • NEVHGC Membership
  • Certified paraglider and harness
  • A  reserve parachute
  • UHF radio (477MHz band)

"**The local organisation have a small stock of UHF radios to be made available to PWC pilots. 
These can be hired at a nominal $5/day with $50 returnable deposit. Or purchased outright at concessional at cost price $100. 
Please email Dasnowden@outlook.com to secure use" 


Flying during summer in Bright can be demanding with strong thermic conditions. It is highly recommended you are familiar with paragliding in such an environment and are prepared to exercise good judgement in your flying decisions


All pilots must have valid HGFA membership to fly in the competition.  Full information on membership can be found at the HGFA website where short-term membership is available to visiting pilots.

All relevant rules can be found in the current HGFA competition manual and the FAI Sporting Code Section 7B.

Local rules will be provided online and at registration