Mastering paragliding :: K. Farina


Written by Kelly Farina, this is the French version of this best-selling paragliding book which has been updated and adapted for French-speaking pilots (translated by pilot Mathilde Chivet - Damien Lacaze's Red Bull team). There are exclusive chapters dedicated to cross country flying in the French Alps (St Hilaire, Serre-Ponçon lake and Honorin Hamard's 300 km triangle...) with, as a bonus, a chapter to understand "how to fly around Annecy" written by Charles Cazaux, an XC maestro and former FAI paragliding world champion.

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Mastering Paragliding is not just a book about "how to fly". It is a new concept in distance learning that will resonate with all pilots, whether they are just graduated or expert.

The book is based on the concepts he regularly teaches to pilots from all over the world in his cross country paragliding courses in the Alps. Here Kelly addresses pilot progression in a systematic and logical way. From understanding the basics of piloting the glider to thermalling techniques and top tips for cross-country, he breaks down paragliding into manageable steps with achievable goals. To find out more, go to the second part of the sheet.

Author: Kelly Farina

Description: 254 pages - 41 chapters (3 sections: Techniques / The Environment / Case Studies: The Alps)
Dimensions: 17 x 23.5 x 2 cm
Edition: Cross Country

Grounded by a light breeze? Do you want to pass your Brevet de Pilote? Here's everything you need to revise and improve your paragliding theory! For beginners, the Free Flight Manual or Introduction to paragliding will give you the basics on aerology, mechaflight and regulations. They will also prepare you for the various pilot licence exams. Specific books on weather will be added to your observations. We've selected them for their accessibility, so you won't be bored by the emagrames, we promise! Many competitive pilots, adventurers and poets have also written down their adventures, revealed their tips and shared their experience with you in exciting and technical books about their most beautiful cross-country paragliding flights. The adventurers will find their happiness with guidebooks A comprehensive guide to almost every flying site in France and beyond! Orientation to the wind, access routes, local tips, a mine of useful information to prepare your future trips... Because books are also useful for travelling, they will be invaluable allies in your paragliding progress.

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