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Do you want to fly like an eagle without any gasoline‘?

Training in Paragliding is available with ASSTA.

Our training programs are meant for serious, students and our Trainers would see to it that the students would be able to fly independently at various sites with and without supervision.

ASSTA would facilitate these training programs with certified instructors upon request. For more information contact info@paraglidingkerala.com .You may also use the below to get more information.


I.Basic course structure:

    Ground Training
    1 Introductory talk - School instructor - risk warning health/medical conditions clothing/footwear.
    2 Site assessment
    3 Introduction to equipment
    4 Avoiding/minimising injury

    Ground Handling
    5 Briefing - Checks - wind direction flare/stall
    6 Preparation - Checks - paragliding canopy harness helmet
    7 Inflation - Take-off - landing sequence practised
    8 Directional control - initiating turns

    First Hops
    9 Getting airborne - take-off with good control of airspeed, canopy and landing

    Flight exercises
    10 Eventualities briefing - to deal with the unexpected
    11 Commands and communications briefing
    12 Responsibilities briefing - student becomes the pilot-in-command
    13 Flights (3) straight flights maintaining course and airspeed
    14 Flights (2) introducing turns

    Theory lessons
    15 Meteorology
    16 Principles of flight
    17 Rules of the air

II.Intermediate level course structure:

    Students are expected to have their own equipment for this course.

    21 Theory
    22 180 degree turns to a consistent level
    23 Planned approaches - 2 successful planned flights making controlled landing within 10m of a target

    24 Soaring flight - 3 successful flights using ridge lift to maintain / gain height.

    Improving skills
    25 Exploring the speed range
    26 Accelerator system
    27 Forward launching
    28 Reverse launching
    29 Weight shift and pitch-roll in turns
    30 Cross wind and slope landings

    Instability and emergencies
    31 Theory
    32 Active flying
    33 Rapid descent techniques
    34 Dealing with an asymmetric tuck

    Theory lessons
    35 Meteorology
    36 Principles of flight
    37 Rules of the air and air law
    38 General airmanship knowledge

If you are interested to know more about training of paragliding under ASSTA kindly register yourselves here. We will contact you as early as possible.

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