In this course, you are given certain tasks which you practice and logged in your certification book. The instructor will supervise and endorse these tasks in your book. In India paragliding is not yet regulated by any body and do not need any license to fly. This does not mean one can fly anywhere. One cannot fly in sensitive and restricted areas. You may be stopped by local clubs from flying their site if they feel you do not have adequate experience. Certification course as the name suggests certifies you for flying at various sites independently.
Qualification and Equipment needed :
The requirement is completion of Basic Course and Intermediate course and ownership of entire flying kit. For this certification course you will use your personal equipment for the task. You should have completed over 50 flights at various local sites before you join for this course. Apart from completing the tasks in the certification book you will also have to appear for a written and oral tests from the syllabus provided to you.
Virar is blessed with hills and sea breeze providing ideal terrain and wind conditions for aviation sports.There are a number of hills that would be used as take off points depending on the wind conditions. There is also an option of winching or towing out on the plains or seashore so you can choose between hill flying as well as winch based flights.Being a coastal area the winds are laminar, predictable and ideal for aviation sports and also hundreds of acres of open land is accesible where winch based training is conducted
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With the help of paragliders and guidance of experienced instructors you can enjoy the thrill and adrenalin rush experienced by the pioneers of aviation.The institute has over fifteen years of experience and is involved with various aviation sports , so you learn the art of Paragliding from the Professionals. The training methods have been evolved over a period of time to suit individuals with different pace of learning. The training site is near the flying institute.
The most important skill to master in paragliding is ground handling. Every student who continues paragliding after the basic course is given special training in ground handling which drastically reduces the risks at takeoffs and landings.Paragliding is an adventure sport and like any other adventure sport has inherent risk associated with it. The institute has years of experience in training which helps to eliminate and reduce the risk. The group size is small and the site is not congested with pilots. Being a coastal area winds too are predictable. All these factors help to maintain a good safety record. The institute is equipped with first aid facilities and a stretcher. In any unfortunate incident good hospitals are within two kilometers from the site. There are procedures in place to deal with any kind of emergencies.
Typically a student starts on the training equipment but, one should get his gear early in the course to take the best advantage of your time under instruction. This way, you can learn to fly the equipment which you will be using in the long run. The training charges are also less if you have your own equipment. Guidance will be give to buy the right equipment and if possible pass on any discounts to you. Used gear is also available for those on a budget.
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