This course is designed to introduce students to the exciting world of powered paragliding. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical training, students will learn the skills and techniques needed to fly safely and confidently using a powered paraglider.
Course Duration: 7 Start/3 Alternate days. 4 weeks total to finish.
- Introduction to Powered Paragliding: Students will learn the basic principles of powered paragliding, including the equipment used, the physics of flight, and the safety considerations involved.
- Flight Theory: This module will cover the principles of flight, including lift, drag, and thrust, and how they apply to powered paragliding.
- Weather and Navigation: Students will learn how to read weather conditions and plan flights accordingly, as well as how to navigate using maps and GPS systems.
- Pre-Flight and Post-Flight Procedures: This module will cover the pre-flight checks that should be carried out before flying, as well as the post-flight procedures for maintaining the equipment.
- Launch and Landing Techniques: Students will learn how to launch and land a powered paraglider safely and effectively.
- Flight Maneuvers: This module will cover the various flight maneuvers that can be performed using a powered paraglider, including turns, descents, and climbs.
- Emergency Procedures: Students will learn how to respond to emergency situations, including engine failure, equipment malfunctions, and other safety hazards.
- Cross-Country Flying: This module will cover the techniques for planning and executing cross-country flights, including navigation, fuel management, and communication with air traffic control.
- Aerobatics: For those who want to take their flying to the next level, this module will introduce aerobatic maneuvers, such as barrel rolls and wing-overs.
- Final Exam: A practical and theoretical exam will be administered to assess the knowledge and skills of the students.
Course Outcome: At the end of the course, students will have the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to fly a powered paraglider safely and confidently. They will also have a thorough understanding of the equipment and safety considerations involved in powered paragliding. Book now!