RVHPA is an active community of hang glider and paraglider pilots in Southern Oregon and Northern California. We maintain several amazing flying sites including Woodrat Mountain and The Whaleback. Membership dues help maintain our flying sites into the future. Please become part our club and fly with us!
Who Can Join
RVHPA membership is open to all USHPA members and is required for all pilots flying at the Woodrat Mountain flying site and using our insured landing areas in Ruch, Oregon. Learn more about this requirement.
Only One Way to Join RVHPA
You can only join online . When you join online your membership information goes directly into the member database and can be verified on the members page. Your emergency contact information is also loaded directly into a secure page that club officers can access in case of an accident.
RVHPA Membership levels
RVHPA has three levels of membership. You will choose your membership level when you join. Annual memberships are valid for 1 calendar year. However memberships purchased from Sept 1-Dec 31 are good for the following year as well.
Local pilot annual membership $60 Required for all pilots living within 50 miles of Woodrat Mountain launch. Optional for members living up to 75 miles away who would like to support RVHPA and have voting rights. Available for purchase at the Ruch Store or online.
Visiting pilot annual membership $30 For pilots living more than 50 miles from launch who do not wish to purchase a local membership. Available for purchase at the Ruch Store or online.
Commercial membership $60 Required for event organizers and tandem instructors charging a fee for tandem instructional flights. Not required if you are not charging a fee for tandems. This membership requires WMIC approval. It is available for purchase online.