A 4 day course to build on the skills you learnt in the beginner course.
Learn the art of gaining altitude, ridge soaring and staying up in the air for long duration.
WHAT DO YOU LEARN?
At the end of this 4 day course, you will be able to assess good flying conditions and take-off, fly for several minutes and land independently.
Specifically you will learn the following:
Forward and reverse takeoff
Kiting to improve takeoff and ground handling
Independent takeoff and landing in different wind conditions
Active piloting to improve glider control in the air
Figure of 8 turns
Weight shift turns
Long duration flights
Hands off flying
Rear riser turns
Application of speed bar
Ridge soaring rules
COURSE PACKAGE INCLUDES
Harness, glider, radio, helmet
To and from flying site to the school
FOOD AND STAY
Enjoy great complementary food and accomodation
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW MANY FLIGHTS CAN I DO?
You will complete 10-15 flights and log a total of 5-6 hours of flying during this course.
CAN I FLY INDEPENDENTLY AFTER THIS COURSE?
At the end of this course, you will learn top stay in the air for long duration by gaining altitude.
To gain the confidence to fly independently you should gain 10-15 hours of flight experience after having completed this course.
DO I NEED MY FLIGHT EQUIPMENT AND GLIDER?
Paragliding Mantra will provide you all the equipment necessary for flight.
WHERE CAN I GET FOOD AND ACCOMMODATION DURING THIS COURSE?
Food and accommodation is included with the course fees. Click here to find out more about our accommodation and food.
After completing the novice course, you will have an assessment with your instructor. Although can take a break between this course and the certification course, it is best to continue training until you're able to fly independently without instructor supervision.
To fly independently, you should try and achieve 10-15 hours of flight experience after having completed this course.