Paragliding: The Beginner's Guide
If you’re looking for the ultimate guide to learning to paraglide, this is it! Published in October 2020, Paragliding: The Beginner’s Guide is the essential training guide to learning to fly safely and quickly – from your first flight to becoming a qualified pilot and beyond.
Paraglider pilot training across the world follows the same basic principles. This book follows the broad teaching curricula of the BHPA (UK), USHPA (USA) and other national paragliding organisations, including Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. It’s suitable for pilots worldwide.
Paragliding is now the world’s most popular kind of flying, enjoyed by tens of thousands of pilots worldwide. It’s a thrilling way to fly, but to do it safely you need to learn how to make sense of the invisible energies in the air and progress through a range of skills. Buy this must-have book now to get started on your journey.
Whether you’re about to sign up for your first day’s flying, or are completing your course, this is the one book you need to help you learn. Paragliding is a doorway into a whole new world of adventure, where you’ll learn to ride the invisible energy of wind and thermic currents to carry you potentially hundreds of kilometers. But it involves a lifetime of learning, and Paragliding: The Beginner’s Guide is your first stepping stone to access the sport safely.
The book has everything you need to know (and lots you didn’t think you did need to know!) to take you from your first thrilling, ground-skimming flights to becoming a qualified pilot and beyond, soaring hills and flying over stunning mountain peaks. There are also sections on mini wing flying, paramotoring and speed flying.