Category Archives: Advanced paragliding courses

Knowing the paragliding equipment

The wing (paraglider) The paraglider's wingspan averages about 10 to 12 meters and the chord measures 2 to 3 meters. The chord is the greatest distance between the two edges of the wing. Its surface area ranges from 20 to 30 square meters the section of the paragliding in red is called the leading edge,…
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Clouds and paragliding

Recognizing the clouds is very important for paragliding pilots Distinguishing clouds is a difficult task because of the vast number of different observable cloud formations. This is why we're going to introduce you to the main clouds in each major family. Being able to recognize the clouds in the sky is very important for paragliding…
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Lift: the fuel to paraglide

Become a better paraglider pilot understanding micro-meteorology As a paraglider pilot, Understanding certain micrometeorology principles is extremely important because they directly affect the quality and security of your flight. Your familiarity with the weather will increase with experience. Nevertheless, as with any discipline, you should be curious about it and you should already be observing…
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