Paragliding (PG)

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Package 5, PG – Training on School and own Equipment – R12,500

PG Training Steps (average of 9 training DAYS!)

  • Purchase a temporary (training) membership to SAHPA.
    • This can be done through schools with instructor assistance.
    • It allows you to start flying under instructor supervision.
    • The membership is valid for 6 months.
    • Includes Third Party Liability Insurance
    • Includes your PG Training Manual and PG Theory Test
  • You also need to acquire a suitable radio, headset and helmet  *(see cost on school intro course)
    • Ask your instructor for recommendations
  • Training Proses:
    • Start the ground school training first with our wings and harnesses
    • Learn to pull-up and kite the wing and control it overhead (usually 3 to 8 hours training required)
    • Complete a MINIMUM of 35 flights (complete License)
    • Write the theory tests at home, at your own leisure
    • Once everything has been completed, your instructor will apply to SAHPA for your PPG Pilot License
  • You will need to submit your flight log-book, and get any instructor  to sign the paperwork.
  • Upgrade your SAHPA membership to full membership (valid for one year from the start of your student membership)
  • Each year you will renew your license and SAHPA membership
  • Duration:
    • You should be able to complete the full course in one to four months part-time (evenings and weekends), depending on the effort you put in, the time you make available and the weather.
    • 9 Day training course depended on Student skills, average of about 15-20 hours of training), Also weather permitting

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Detail description of Full PG course (T&Cs apply)

Option 1 – R12,000

Package deals available. (on kit and training)  Option 1 includes:
  • All training on your own equipment, school ground wings available for first time wing ground training
  • EAFS logbook with training modules and training schedules
  • PG Theoretical Training (+- 6 Hours)
  • All Ground training (est. 6-8 hours)
  • First Flight preparation
  • Marking and corrections of all PG (+- 2 Hours)
  • Completing of min 35 PG Flights (Winch and Mountain Flights)
  • Student pack
  • SAHPA Student fees (est. R450), valid for six (6) months
Option 1 excludes:
  • VAT applicable
  • SAHPA Licence and registration fees (On completion of training) (est. R1300), valid for 1 year, annually renewed
  • Temporary Grassland Club fees – R500 valid for six (6) months
  • Any out of town cost, traveling and accommodation.
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Detail description of Intro courses  (T&Cs apply)

Option 2 – R4,500

Package deals available. Option 2 includes:
  • All Intro training on your school equipment
  • SAHPA log book
  • All Ground training (est. 6-8 hours)
  • PG Intro Theoretical Training (+- 2 Hours)
  • First Flight preparation
  • Completing of max 3 flights PG Flights (All flights on Winch)
  • Student pack
  • SAHPA student fees (est. R450), valid for six (6) months
Option 2 excludes:
  • Temporary Grassland Club fees – R500 valid for six (6) months
  • Any out of town costs, traveling and accommodation.