Thank you for providing your real world flight experience
data. Your information will be analyzed for the sole purpose
of supporting USHPA's mission to improve the level of safety
and training for all pilots and is key to that effort.
None of the information you provide can be used for disciplinary or legal action of any kind.
By clicking on the  "Agree & Begin Summary Report"  button below you consent to the following terms and conditions.
After clicking you will be taken to the USHPA Accident/Incident
Reporting System (AIRS) so you can provide information about an
accident or incident. There are a few things we would like you
- This incident reporting system is for research purposes only,
and the information collected in it is strictly confidential.
If you intend to file a compliment or complaint, please follow
the link below.
FILE YOUR COMPLAINT
- Providing information is voluntary, and you may stop
answering questions at any point or skip any question you do
not wish to answer.
- The information you provide is automatically encoded and
stored, and it cannot be removed. Only the primary
investigators have access to the decoding key, which is
stored independent of the information in a locked,
password-protected file. A Federal Certificate of
Confidentiality also protects all information collected from
legal discovery, such as a subpoena.
- There are no known risks or immediate benefits to those who
file a report. It is the goal of this study to use the
information you, and others, provide to make hang gliding
and paragliding safer for all pilots.
- The lead investigator for this study is Dr. Felipe
Amunategui. Mitch Shipley is an investigator. They can be
reached with questions, comments, or concerns at the
Alternatively, you can call the USHPA office: (800) 616-6888
(toll free) or (719) 632-8300 if you need more information
or would like an investigator to contact you directly.
- Felipe Amunategui: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mitch Shipley: email@example.com
We appreciate your participation in the USHPA Accident/Incident
Reporting System (AIRS). We will, to the best of our ability,
use this information to arrive at lessons learned that can help
other pilots avoid a similar fate.
Thanks for doing your part!