The Art of Paragliding

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

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!