Advanced Pilot
Advanced Pilot
Advanced Pilot
Advanced Pilot
Advanced Pilot
Advanced Pilot
Advanced Pilot
Advanced Pilot

Advanced Pilot

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This course is aimed at pilots with a minimum of 200+ flights, 50 hours of airtime, and more than 1-year of active flying experience. The course is designed to build pilot confidence to progress to flying higher-performance gliders and obtain their SAPHA sport license. This course includes simulating paraglider collapses and advanced manoeuvers as well as covering more advanced theory lessons. 

Duration : 4 flying days

Included 

  • Advance pilot online training module
  • Theory briefings during practical training
  • 2 Instructional tandem flights
  • Multimedia footage
  • Paraglide Africa drawstring bag and stickers
  • 1 Dinner on us

 Practical

  • Good layout and pre-flight checks
  • Very good unassisted ground control in all conditions
  • Good reverse pull-up technique and take-off in soar-able winds
  • Top landing
  • Thermalling achieving a 500m height gain.
  • Landing accuracy 
  • Point of stall
  • Asymmetric collapses trim and accelerated speed  
  • Frontal collapse trim speed and accelerated speed
  • Point of spin
  • Roll control
  • Wing-overs
  • Big ears landing technique
  • B-riser stall

 Theory

  • Aerodynamics and glider behavior
  • Advance flying techniques 
  • Glider recovery techniques
  • Emergency procedures

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