FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How safe is powered paragliding?
It is the safest form of aviation besides commercial airliners. There's a saying that, "it's as safe as you make it." The reason for most accidents is inadequate training and flying in bad weather.
How long does it take to learn?
as soon as 2 or 3 days but advise a minimum of 7 accumulated days to be proficient.
How long does a single training session take?
plan on at least 3 hours. We normally train in the mornings and evenings. totaling 6 hrs/day
How high can I fly?
There are some variables, but you can figure around 3-4 hours on a single tank of gas.
What happens if the motor dies?
You simply glide down and land in a safe spot. In fact, killing the motor while still airborne is the standard way to land.
Does powered paragliding require a license?
No. Most would agree that it's truly the greatest form of freedom.
Are your instructors certified?
How much is the equipment?
It varies with the types and brands you choose, but you can estimate spending between $6,000 - $10,000.
Is there a weight limit?
Not really. The more you weigh, the bigger of a kite you will need. Although for tandem flights (2 people), it's best for the passenger to weight 200 pounds or less.