Tandem paragliders are designed to carry the pilot and one passenger. They usually fly faster with higher trim speeds, are more resistant to collapse, and have a slightly higher sink rate compared to solo paragliders which provides a safe and joyful flight. Bir billing is Asia’s second highest and best spot to experience it.
Arvind Paul is an ace Solo Pilot with several podium finishes. He shares this knowledge of solo paragliding with other aspiring students in these courses. The two weeks long course helps one understand the basics of paragliding.
Site and wind assessment, Equipment introduction, Canopy layout, Pre-flight checks, Forward inflation, Ground handling, Canopy deflation, Take off & landing technique, Steering and Speed Control, Solo flights – assisted take off, radio supervised flying & landing, thermalling, cross country training.