Paragliding F.A.Q

What is a paraglider?

A paraglider is a free-flying, foot-launched aircraft.
The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing, whose shape is formed by its suspension lines and the pressure of air entering vents in the front of the wing.

What is paragliding?

Paragliding is a recreational and competitive flying sport.
Paragliding is flying without a motor where ascending air is giving us lift to go up as high as the lift goes.
If there is no lift or wind we can still glide safely down to the landing field.

Who can paraglide?

If you are at least 6 years old and your weight is not more than 120kg you can fly.
Also disabled people (wheel chair etc.) can fly tandem with a couple of helpers on takeoff.

What is a Tandem Paragliding Flight?

Tandem Paragliding is flying with a passenger who is comfortably and safely seated in a separate harness in front of the pilot.
The tandem paraglider is almost twice the size of a normal solo glider and is specially designed to carry two people.

How difficult is the takeoff and the landing?

To take off it needs just a few steps as you can see in some of the videos.
The landing is like walking down one step and then running a few steps.

For how long will the flight last?

Usually we are flying between 15-20 min.
It is possible to extend your flight for another15min, if the weather conditions are permitting

What should i bring with me?

Closed comfortable shoes like trainers, hiking or walking shoes
Sun cream, hat for sun protection
Water and a couple of sandwiches
Clothes according to the time of the year

Is it possible to get photos or a video shot in midair?

YES it is.For 200 NIS extra you can get an edited video with 2-3 pictures and music inside that will last around 2min.
For an unedited video and 2-3 pictures the charge is 150 NIS.

How safe is it?

I have more than 25 years of experience with thousands of flights accident free
I am a tandem instructor with a German license and a German insurance that covers me and my passengers worldwide.
In any aviation sport safety should always be the Nr.1 priority, we are flying for fun and not to risk our precious life’s.

What is the price?

Tandem Paragliding Flight by the coast 350 NIS
Tandem Paragliding Flight anywhere else 450 NIS
You can add on another 15min.of airtime for an extra 150 NIS if the conditions allow.
Prizes for groups are negotiable.