[LEVEL 0] PG NEWBIE (No previous experience required)

[1.1] Intro to Paragliding

ONLINE / for: future pilots

PRE-REQ / None

KEY TOPICS / POINTS

  • Advancements in aircraft design and flying knowledge
  • Sustaining flight without an engine
  • Risks and safety
  • Pathway to National Pilots License
  • Paragliding as a career or business

Available Now

R199

1.5hrs

[1.2] First Solo Flight Course

IN-PERSON / for: future pilots

PRE-REQ / None

KEY TOPICS / POINTS

  • Intro to Paragliding
  • Aircraft familiarisation and launch techniques
  • Takeoff ground training
  • Site selection and basic meteorology
  • First flight practical (1-3 flights)
  • Includes gear hire, instruction, SAHPA membership, and transport

Available Now

R4499

1.5 days

[1.3] Basic License Course

IN-PERSON / for: future pilots

PRE-REQ / None

KEY TOPICS / POINTS

  • Practical flight training as required for the SAHPA Basic License
  • Fly with other pilots
  • Site selection and meteorology for paragliding
  • Air law
  • Ascent and descent techniques
  • Threat and Error Management
  • Includes gear hire for the full 9 days
  • Theory lessons and Exam marking

Available Now

R16499

9 days

[LEVEL 2] INTERMEDIATE FLYER

[2.1] Practical Weather Forecasting for PG Pilots

ONLINE / for: licensed pilots

PRE-REQ / None

KEY TOPICS / POINTS

  • cold fronts
  • site selection
  • tools (web/app)
  • soundings (skew T’s & stuve)
  • 5 step method
  • Threat & Error Management

Available Now

R500

2.5hrs

[2.2] Thermal flying

ONLINE / for: licensed pilots

PRE-REQ / None

KEY TOPICS / POINTS

  • formation
  • structure
  • behaviour
  • identification
  • prediction
  • mapping
  • Threat & Error Management

Available Now

R500

2.5hrs

[2.3] Cross country flying

ONLINE / for: licensed pilots

PRE-REQ / None

KEY TOPICS / POINTS

  • equipment
  • route planning
  • inflight route adaptation
  • out landings
  • getting back
  • flight review
  • threat & error management

Available Now

R500

2.5hrs

[2.4] Intro to competition flying

ONLINE / for: licensed pilots

PRE-REQ / None

KEY TOPICS / POINTS

  • benefits
  • planning
  • instruments
  • task setting
  • strategy
  • making goal
  • terminology

Available Now

R500

2.5hrs

[2.5] Intro to vol bivouac Flying

ONLINE / for: licensed pilots

PRE-REQ / None

KEY TOPICS / POINTS

  • planning
  • equipment
  • route selection
  • food
  • shelter
  • water

Available Now

R500

2.5hrs

[2.6] Excel Program

IN-PERSON / for: licensed pilots

PRE-REQ / Basic or Sport License

KEY TOPICS / POINTS

  • One year program
  • Work towards the requirements for the Sport license
  • Range of theory lectures from weather forecasting to comp flying
  • Dedicated training days
  • Built on the pillars of safety, upskilling and socialising

Available Now

R750 per month

R8250 per annum paid upfront