Paragliding course: beginners

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136 chemin des télécabines
Le Grand-Bornand Village
Le Grand-Bornand
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Goal: to pilot your first major flights.
This course will allow you to pilot your first major flights via a thorough progression and provide you with a solid foundation in your training towards becoming a pilot.

1st day :
Discovery of the equipment, school slope, inflating the wing, piloting the wing on the ground, theory lessons.

2nd day:
Flea jump on the school slope, mastery of the takeoff gestures, theory lessons, preparation of the pedagogical tandem, technical work on inflation.

3rd day :
Pedagogical tandem with your instructor to prepare you for the flight.
Flights on a school slope and preparation for the solo flight.

4th and 5th days:
Realization of the first big solo flights.
Flights from 400 to 800m altitude difference.

Flight equipment provided:
helmet, glider, harness, radio.

Personal equipment required:
good shoes like light mountain walking shoes, sport pants, thin gloves, windproof or polar fleece jacket.

*Licence insurance FFVL 35 euros for a 9 days student licence.
(from the beginning of the courses we will make you take the insurance license of the French Federation of free flight on presentation of a medical certificate of aptitude for the practice of the free flight delivered beforehand by your attending physician).
Personal or provided material.
From 06/05 to 18/10, daily.

Subject to favorable weather. Postponed in case of bad weather. On demand.
In summary
  • Reception :
    • French
    • English
  • SITRA services :
    • 14 yrs old min
    • 7 Groups accepted
    • 3 Services
  • Type of activity :
    • Accompanied
  • Nature of the supervised activity :
    • Course
    • Improvers' course
  • Activities information :
    • 5 day (s)
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Facilities and services
  • Ancilliary services :
    • Equipment provided


136 chemin des télécabines
Le Grand-Bornand Village
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.944375
Longitude : 6.435471
One price: 650 € (for 5 days of training).

Equipment included.
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