Paraglide Canada - Tandem Paraglide Flights + Learn To Fly Courses

Flying has never been this much fun. A sunny day, light wind, beautiful scenery, good friends and an inflatable wing to carry you into the sky. This is the way you've always wanted to fly. Nothing between you and the ground but clear air. There is no other feeling like it - paragliding, the only way to fly.

Paraglide Canada can show you how to become a foot-launched paragliding pilot from our purpose-built flight centre located along Highway 6 in Coldstream, BC. Get the facts on paragliding from Glenn Derouin, fully rated senior paragliding instructor with The Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association of Canada and owner/operator of Paraglide Canada. Let Glenn introduce you to a whole new way to look at the world... from above.

Paragliding with a tandem flight

Get the Feeling of a Paraglider Flight
No prior instruction needed. (You will be briefed at launch)
Paragliders launch from a rounded slope, not a cliff.
Please bring: long pants, athletic/hiking shoes, light jacket, water, sunscreen, camera.
Flights last between 10-30 minutes (depending on conditions) and can be from mild to wild – it’s up to you!
Passenger weight range: 60-230 lbs. Ages 8-80.

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Learn To Fly - Student P1 Course

The 5 day Beginner P1 course is your introduction to the sport of paragliding.

Your course starts with ground school sessions – theory, video and intoduction to equipment progressing to launch practice on flat ground at our purpose-built flight centre.

After basic skill development, instruction moves to the Paraglide Canada training hill. Always radio guided by instructors, you will fly from a low altitude, groomed launch until you feel comfortable enough to progress to higher altitude launches.

By the end of the 5 days you will have good basic, theoretical knowledge and practical paragliding skills. All courses include modern equipment – paraglider, back protection harness, reserve parachute and 2-way radio. Comfortable air conditioned transportation to training sites. A launch and landing instructor will be included for up to 10 flights until you know how to land yourself safely.

This course will put you about half way to obtaining your Novice P2 HPAC certification

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Learn To Fly - Novice P2 Course

This Course is designed for those who want to qualify for a rating to fly solo in Canada and around the world.

This course is a must for safe flying on your own and to be able to fly at rating-required sites in Canada. The program includes the P1 beginner level progressing on to the P2 certification level. Our goal is to help you become a thinking, independent pilot.

The course includes all of the material in the Novice P1 and takes you further, refining both your practical and theoretical knowledge. We will be flying at a variety of sites with certified instructors, perfecting your launching and landing techniques , canopy control , thermalling , XC flying and decision making . The ultimate goal is to achieve 25 high flights. This course is 10 days.

Paragliding HPAC Novice test and a log book are included.

All courses include modern equipment – paraglider, back protection harness, reserve parachute and 2-way radio. Comfortable air conditioned transportation to launch and a launch and landing instructor for up to 10 flights until you know how to land yourself safely .

0 days of instruction, all equipment supplied.

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