NELSON PARAGLIDING

NELSON PARAGLIDING SCHOOL

PG1 - $750

NZHGPA Student Rating. You will have your first flights from training hills, experience thermals be taught flight skills and theory to remain safe and happy while flying. This course is designed to make a decision about paragliding as a recreation.

PG1 - PG2 Courses start 1st of the month from 1st October through to 1st of March.

Requirments for PG1

1. Correctly unpack/pack the paraglider and harness and correctly lay out the paraglider

2. Demonstrate the 5 point pre-flight check

3. Demonstrate canopy establishment (inflation) - check, correct and take-off or abort

4. Have completed at least 6 satisfactory paragliding flights on at least 2 separate days, showing consistently good take-offs,

landings and directional control

5. Be able to land in a standing position

6. Demonstrate knowledge of hard landing technique

7. Demonstrate an ability to assess suitable weather conditions for paragliding

8. Be able to evaluate suitable launch and landing areas

9. Show competence as a launch assistant

10. Demonstrate a safe attitude towards paragliding

Flight Log Requirements

Kept an accurate up to date log book

Own or have access to a training manual

Questionnaire

Written answers satisfactory and accepted