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