Taster Day Paragliding
Taster Days are designed to give participants an overall feel for the sport and include basic theory, rigging, glider control and safety techniques prior to taking to the air on your initial flights.
A typical day starts at 09.00 with the school introduction, paperwork and basic theory before moving to the days flying site at 10.00. Once on site things become much more practical and its not long before the gliders are out and “ground handling” begins. By lunch time its time for a “break” after which the art of being towed is introduced with some gentle hand tows to give the feel of the real thing.
A demonstration by the instructor follows, showing a typical flight, then it’s onto the tow line for your first flights.
Depending on conditions and pilot ability we hope to get you flying solo (with a radio) across the field at heights up to 60’ and for distances of up to 250 meters before performing a good stand up landing then returning for another go.
The day normally finishes around 17.00 by which time you will be ready for a rest with the mixture of both the physical effort, adrenaline and most of all fun.
Be warned Taster Days are designed to encourage you to take up the Sport!!
Taster Days are £225 and for those who decide to continue their training and take up the sport taster days can be refundable against the cost of any course you book with ourselves.
Please read Terms and Conditions before booking, thank you.
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