Basic pilot course
Basic pilot course
Basic pilot course
Basic pilot course
Basic pilot course
Basic pilot course
Basic pilot course
Basic pilot course
Basic pilot course

Basic pilot course

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You will learn basic flying techniques and maneuvers, with in-depth online theory classes and assessments. This will prepare you for your SAHPA open book exam with a minimum 85% pass rate.  After completing this course, you can apply for your paragliding license and fly without instructor supervision after receiving your license. 

Duration:  10 Flying days (14 days period reserved) 

Included

  • Equipment Rental
  • Ground school session
  • 35 Instructional solo flights 
  • up to 5 Instructional tandem flights
  • Minimum 4 hours of airtime
  • Basic pilot online training module
  • Theory briefings during practical training
  • 1 Dinner on us 
  • License application
  • Inflight footage from your instructors
  • IPPI 4 card for international applicants possible(additional R200)

Practical

  • Minimum 4hours accumulated airtime
  • 1 x 20min total flight duration
  • 2 x 10min thermic flights 
  • Thermalling with consecutive 360 degree turns
  • Flying with other pilots
  • Demonstrate unassisted reverse launching
  • Rear riser steering and landing
  • Using the speed system in flight
  • Using big ears and the speed system
  • 3 Landings in a 50m diameter circle
  • Demonstrate good ground control
  • Demonstrate good landing approach and landing technique
  • Demonstrate assessing weather conditions for safe takeoff
  • Demonstrated the parachute-landing roll technique

Theory 

  • Aerodynamics
  • Weather - Meteorology
  • Flight Management
  • Risk management
  • Aero Medical
  • Legal
  • Pass open book SAHPA exam 

Theory modules and quiz:

  • Weather - Meteorology
  • Principles of Flight - Aerodynamics
  • Rules of the air and 
  • Flight Management
  • Risk management
  • Aero Medical
  • Legal -  Air law
  • Pass open book SAHPA exam

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You will learn basic flying techniques and maneuvers, with in-depth online theory classes and assessments. This will prepare you for your SAHPA open book exam with a minimum 85% pass rate.  After completing this course, you can apply for your paragliding license and fly without instructor supervision after receiving your license. 

Duration:  10 Flying days (14 days period reserved) 

Included

  • Equipment Rental
  • Ground school session
  • 35 Instructional solo flights 
  • up to 5 Instructional tandem flights
  • Minimum 4 hours of airtime
  • Basic pilot online training module
  • Theory briefings during practical training
  • 1 Dinner on us 
  • License application
  • Inflight footage from your instructors
  • IPPI 4 card for international applicants possible(additional R200)

Practical

  • Minimum 4hours accumulated airtime
  • 1 x 20min total flight duration
  • 2 x 10min thermic flights 
  • Thermalling with consecutive 360 degree turns
  • Flying with other pilots
  • Demonstrate unassisted reverse launching
  • Rear riser steering and landing
  • Using the speed system in flight
  • Using big ears and the speed system
  • 3 Landings in a 50m diameter circle
  • Demonstrate good ground control
  • Demonstrate good landing approach and landing technique
  • Demonstrate assessing weather conditions for safe takeoff
  • Demonstrated the parachute-landing roll technique

Theory 

  • Aerodynamics
  • Weather - Meteorology
  • Flight Management
  • Risk management
  • Aero Medical
  • Legal
  • Pass open book SAHPA exam 

Theory modules and quiz:

  • Weather - Meteorology
  • Principles of Flight - Aerodynamics
  • Rules of the air and 
  • Flight Management
  • Risk management
  • Aero Medical
  • Legal -  Air law
  • Pass open book SAHPA exam
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