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The Stables and Mori Point – open for flying as a WOR site!

By March 2, 2021No Comments

Please review this information about The Stables and Mori Point from our friendly neighborhood USHPA Chapter (WOR) VP:

We are pleased to announce that the transfer of The Stables and Mori Point from BAPA to WOR is complete!  We have a new special use agreement in place with the GGNRA (the park agency that manages the land at both sites) that mirrors the existing agreement with BAPA.

We are in the process of modernizing the site procedures and updating the information on the club’s website for both sites.  Please excuse any out-of-date information or references to BAPA.  Until that is done, the existing pilot proficiency requirements and site procedures remain as they were when these sites were under BAPA’s administration, and both sites are only open to paragliding, but not hang gliding.

Here are the requirements for flying at The Stables:

  • Current member of USHPA and WOR

  • P3 rating with RS skill (or approved foreign equivalent)

  • Site introduction from an approved pilot

  • Signed an updated Chapter Affirmation Waiver in your user profile.

Here are the requirements for flying at Mori Point:

  • Current member of USHPA and WOR

  • P3 rating with RS skill (or approved foreign equivalent)

  • Site introduction from an approved pilot

  • Signed an updated Chapter Affirmation Waiver in your user profile.

All WOR members need to your WOR account and sign the waiver on this page: https://wingsofrogallo.org/my-account/waivers/

BAPA members with helmet stickers who have previously been signed off to fly at The Stables and/or Mori Point will also need to sign the updated Chapter Affirmation Waiver.

Once you’ve met all of the above requirements, and an admin has marked you as having been signed off for each site, your electronic WOR membership card will display your Stables and/or Mori Point approval status.

According to the existing BAPA Site Procedures, helmet stickers are still required, however WOR no longer issues helmet stickers.  We are in the process of negotiating with GGNRA staff to allow WOR membership cards to be used as a valid form of pilot ID. We will send another update email if and when that is approved.  In the interim, in order to comply with the wording of the existing agreement, we recommend that pilots print out a copy of their PDF membership cards, and cut out and tape the appropriate “sticker(s)” to their helmets.

If you have any questions about this process or want to arrange a site introduction, please reach out to Pam Kinnaird (Stables and Mori Point chair) at [email protected]org.

Thanks,

Pam Kinnaird (Stables and Mori Point chair, and WOR VP)