The Art of Paragliding


by Dennis Pagen, 8½ x 11″ format, 374 pages, 248 illustrations, 86 photos, 4-color cover

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Some pilots will learn to fly paragliders first. This is an excellent way to learn everything needed to get the basics down and progress to a competent, safe paraglider pilot.

  • Step-by-step training, Ground handling, Learning judgment

  • History of paragliding, Equipment concerns, How paragliders work

  • Perfecting turns, Avoiding dangers, Special chapters on takeoff and landing

  • Parachute insights, Thermal lore, Flight rules, Performance factors

  • USHGA rating guide, Basic weather for paragliding and much more!

For those going into paragliding before paramotoring, this is a great introduction and will guide you from beginning through basic soaring skills.

Additional information

Weight 2.25 lbs
Dimensions 11.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in