Southern Spain Course

The most famous place to fly

 

The southern Spain is one of the best places to paragliding whole year round. Those Courses are localed in Bornos, 20kms away from Algodonales. Thanks to the weather conditions, is possible to fly almost every day.

S.I.V. Course

Basic Incident Exercises

 

As it says on the tin, this course is suited for beginners with no less than 30 hours flight time. 

Made up of 4 hours theory and total of 5 flights with tow between 800 - 1000 meters above the lake.

Tailored to your level you will progress through the course confidently, you set your limit.

In class you will cover the theory of each exercise, how to execute them, how to resolve them, and how to avoid them hopefully.

All exercises will be simulated step by step on the ground before attempted in the air.

 

The main aim of the course is to teach you:

  1.  How to check your reserve. 

  2.  Confidently fly with a tow.

  3.  How to recognize the most common risk situations.

  4.  How to safely resolve them in real flight.

  5.  Know how to safely deploy your reserve.

  6. Feel confident & maintain control.

Some exercises that we will cover:

  1.  Asymmetric deflations

  2.  Frontal deflations

  3.  Pitch Control

  4.  Spirals

  5.  B Risers stall

  6.  Avoid Collision maneuver

  7.  Twisted in flight

  8.  Deploy Reserve (optional)

Acro Course

Basic Acrobatic Maneuvers

For those of you who have friends that think you are crazy, this course is focused of pilots who have already completed a S.I.V. Course

 

and want to learn Basic Acrobatic Maneuvers.

Made up of 4 hours theory, level dependent and total of 5 flights with tow between 800 - 1000 meters above the lake.

In class you will cover the theory of each exercise, how to execute them, and the consequence should you lose control.

All exercises will be simulated step by step on the ground before attempted in the air.

The main aim of the course is to teach you:

  1. How to check your reserve and/or reserves

  2. Confidently fly with a tow.

  3. How to safely induce basic acrobatic maneuvers in flight and,

  4. How to control them, and if necessary,

  5. How to recover when it all go's wrong.

  6. Know how to safely deploy your reserve.

  7. Most importantly have fun with your cup of crazy

 

Some acro exercises that we will cover:

  1. Asymmetric Spirals

  2. Looping

  3. The Parachute

  4. The Stall

  5. Spin

  6. Dynamic Stall

  7. SAT

  8. Asymmetric SAT

  9. Wingovers

Level dependent additional advance acro maneuvers could be included, agreed by your instructor.

Schedule

 

Wednesday arrive into Bornos

Thrusday 9.00am

  • Personal Interviews

  • Theory

  • Check equipment

  • Practice Simulator

  • First flight

  • Debriefing

Friday 9.00am

  • Second and third flight

  • Theory 

  • Debriefing

Saturday 9.00am

  • Fourth and fifth flight

  • Debriefing

Sunday back up in case bad weather.


 

What's Included?

  • A one to one with your instructor.

  • Tow, boat and all the necessary equipment to get you safely in the air.

  • Wet bag for radios.

  • Life jacket.

  • 5 flights 700-900 meters above the water.

  • Theory and post flight briefings with videos.

What's not Included?

  • Airport transfers.

  • Accomodation. 

    • 25€ per night in a Double shared room bungalow.​

    • 30€ per night in a Simple room bungalow.

What to Bring?

  • Your Glider! 

  • Harness with foam/airbag protection. (No exceptions).

  • And of course your lifeline, your reserve packed within the last 12 months.

  • 2 meters Radio.

     PRICE 750€

Special offers for groups, schools and clubs

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Take the leap, you wont regret it! (pun intended)

In collaboration with

C.A.T. Centro de Actividades Turísticas

C.A.T. Center of sports and leisure located in Bornos town (Cádiz) offering all the necessary facilities and safely equipment. Surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery southern Spain has to offer they provide local accommodation and an array of water sports, please visit their site for more information.