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 Training at Lake Suzy Airport Port Charlotte Florida (I-75 exit 170)                    Paul Czarnecki (239) 297-7570

1. Pre course interview to better understand your goals and limitations (if any). Introductions and facility orientation.  Instructor Conduct Pledge & Initial USPPA syllabus review. Learn about aerodynamics and how a powered paraglider actually works.

kiting at PlanetPPG Kent having fun setting up his FB Monster Getting ready to launch tandem

2. Learn all about the equipment you will be flying. With a "hands-on" approach check out the paraglider, engine, harness and reserve parachute. We will cover the internal workings of the engine, maintenance, and repairs. If you have decided to use a trike we will cover that as well. Tandem flights are offered to better prepare the student for future solo flight.

       

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Kiting in the field with friends

Sure feels good to fly   

3. Get to know the Airport rules and theFAA Part 103 regulations. You will learn how to read the FAA Sectional maps. We will look at your home area on the sectionals to see what restrictions you might have at your home field. We will also examine how thermals and weather effects paragliders. 4. Learn how to handle the wing while on the ground. This is important. Once you master this you advance to actual flight! 5. You are ready. Your first solo flight will be an experience that you will never forget. We will take pictures and video to record the event. You will then take more flights to gain in experience while learning the finer points of flight and spot landing.
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