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Ratings and Restrictions Overview

Crestline Soaring Society

Ratings and Restrictions Overview

These charts outline the permissions and restrictions
for specific Hang Gliding and Paragliding Ratings
for fights that originate from higher than the 80’ training hill.

Note that all flight related activities require USHPA membership
and either CSS day fee payment or annual membership.
 

 Hang Gliding

 USHPA Rating

Restrictions

 Unrated or Beginner

 Instructor Supervision

 Novice without CSS Signoff

 Instructor supervision

 Novice, with signoff and < 10 hours airtime

 Yellow Streamer

 Launch only Marshall or lower

 No Fly 11AM-5PM DST*

 USHPA operating limits

 Novice, with signoff and > 10 hours airtime

 USHPA operating limits

 Intermediate or higher

 No Restrictions

 

 Paragliding

 USHPA Rating

 Restrictions

 Unrated

 Instructor Supervision

 Beginner or Novice without signoff

 Instructor Supervision

 Beginner with signoff (or)

 Novice with Signoff and < 10 hours airtime

 Yellow Streamer

 Launch only sites as indicated on signoff

 No Fly 11AM-5PM DST*

 USHPA Operating Limits

 Novice with signoff and > 10 hours airtime

 Launch only sites as indicated on signoff

 USHPA Operating Limits

 Intermediate or higher

 No Restrictions

 

* DST= time of year when daylight saving time is in effect