Novice Plus Flight Training Course

The above video shows our lead instructor helping students to became a more competent pilot by teaching them more advance skills such as:

  1. launching in low or no wind condition,

  2. strong wind takeoff,

  3. gain more ridge soaring air time,

  4. the basics of thermal soaring.

  • Ridge soaring

  • Top landing

  • Strong wind takeoff

  • Thermaling

    2019 Novice Plus

Your 3-day Novice Plus Flight Training Course is designed to build on the flying skills you developed during the Novice Flight Training Course. You will be guided by our top instructors who combine both experience and personable teaching style to help you build confidence and to strengthen your flying techniques. By the end of the course, you will feel comfortable and safe to take on your next paragliding adventure.

 

Outline
  • Training takes place at a chosen flying site of the day.

  • Further training includes strong and low wind takeoffs, slope and cliff launch, "U" and "S" landing approaches, spot and top landings.

  • Instructor supervision and guidance during ridge soaring to help you stay in the lift band longer.

  • Introduction to thermal soaring.

  • Attend a safety clinic from Air Vision Adventures.

  • Student must fly with his/her own paragliding equipment that is approved by our instructor.

 

Requirements
  • Be at least 18 years of age or have a signature of parent or guardian.

  • Have signed an Air Vision Adventures School training waiver form.

  • Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Be of reasonably good health that will allow moderate physical activity and allow the wearing of a helmet and paragliding harness.

  • Hold a valid HPAC Novice pilot certificate.

  • Passed a Pilot Skill Assessment test by an Air Vision Adventures instructor if not a registered Air Vision Adventures student.

 

Fee and discount
  • $678.00 including taxes

  • Students who completed Air Vision Adventures Novice Flight Training Course are exempted from taking the safety clinic and will receive a discount of $100.00

  • The student to arrange their own transportation to/from training sites.

 
Additional Info
  • Flyable* - Our instructor approves the weather and wind condition at a paragliding site to be suitable for students to take off, glide and land safely.

  • Some training days may be postponed due to poor weather conditions.

  • Please make your own transportation arrangement to and from the chosen training site of the day.

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