Category Archives: Paragliding News

XC Camp: thoughts

During recent years there has been increasing demand for courses focusing on the skills pilots need to fly cross-country. Algodonales, in South of Spain, has the perfect combination of good weather and an easy orography creating an ideal spot for pilots to fly cross-country regardless of their previous experience. At PARAGLIDING SPAIN, we have been…
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Paragliding Ground handling exercises.

Whether you are a novice pilot or not, by practicing your paragliding ground handling control you not only will make nicer and savers takeoffs but you will improve your reactions and your feeling of the wing in flight. Here you have some tips for your ground handling practices with some exercises that we use in…
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Finding thermals: the five star system

Looking for a system to teach our students of the cross-country paragliding courses how to find thermals I found on the internet an interesting video from Bob Drury, who explains how to assess the potential of thermal sources using his the 5-star system. He evaluates five points in order to find a good thermal source:…
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Flying with the guys of The British Royal Air Force

We are proud to have been chosen by the staff of the Force Development Training Centre Crickhowell to work with their instructors to run paragliding courses for the guys of the British Royal Air Force (RAF). During the last two weeks, we helped them run two paragliding courses for beginners here in Algodonales, Southern Spain. Good…
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