Courses

Eligibility: 'None'

This is a course for those wanting to know what this sport is all about. A fun weekend aimed to give you a peek into freeflight. It covers the basic techniques, kiting skills, how a glider flies, an understanding of the inherent simplicity of the sport that has fulfilled man's oldest dream. It is fun weekend in the great outdoors and is also suited to families. It takes place under very controlled conditions and the highlight of the course is several low altitude flights (bunny hops) off the bottom of the training hill and a tandem flight with a trained pilot. This intro course is great for anyone wondering if paragliding is for them or someone who just wants to try out something new and exciting!

 



Eligibility: Anyone above 16 years of age can register for this course provided you do not have a previous history of heart disease, major back ailments or blackouts. Reasonable physical fitness is an asset although a sportive attitude would hold you in good stead too

If you have the desire to learn how to fly this course is for you. It is Ideal for a first timer who wants a good solid basis in which to learn this exciting sport. It will provide you with the first structured training enabling you to fly under the direct supervision of an instructor.Practical training covers a large part of this course and by the second day you will begin flying solo. Safety and theory is taught before and after flights. We use extremely beginner friendly wings to give you the best start you can possibly get.

 

Eligibility: A begineer pilot course done in any part of the world, log of flights and tasks completed

 

Having completed your beginner course you are guaranteed to want to learn more and expand your horizons. This is an important level to aim for if you intend to continue with the sport. This course is designed to keep you soaring for extended periods. Plenty of time is devoted to airtime experience and we go over the basic theory of aerodynamics, site selection, rules of the air weather and safety. You learn how to soar, practice maneuvers, altitude and glide judgement, & emergency skills. Radio supervision is provided for your comfort and safety. By the end of this course you should be confident to fly and practice without direct instructor supervision but within significant operating limitations. You now have the added status of 'Weekend Recreational Pilot'