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PG1   Course Sylabus 

  1. Correctly unpack/pack the paraglider and harness and correctly lay out the paraglider.

  2. Demonstrate the 5-point pre-flight check.

  3. Demonstrate canopy establishment (inflation) - check, correct and take-off or cancel take-off. 

  4. Have completed at least 6 satisfactory paragliding flights on at least 2 separate days, showing consistently good take-offs, landings, and directional control.

  5. Be able to land in a standing position.

  6. Demonstrate knowledge of hard landing technique. 

  7. Demonstrate an ability to assess suitable weather conditions for paragliding.

  8. Be able to evaluate suitable launch and landing areas. 

  9. Show competence as a launch assistant.

  10. Demonstrate a safe attitude towards paragliding.

  11. Kept an accurate up to date log book.

  12. Own or have access to a training manual.

  13. Satisfactorily complete the PG1 written exam

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