Paragliding sport is one of the free flying sports. Paragliding can be interpreted as a parachute that can be flown and can lift the aviator body. This parachute or plane takes off and lands on the aviator’s foot.
Paragliding sport takes off from a hillside or mountain by wind. The wind that is used as a lifting resource that causes this parachute to float high in space consists of two kinds, namely, wind up that hit the slopes (dynamic lift) and wind up caused due to thermal (thermal lift). By utilizing both sources the pilot can fly very high and reach a great distance. The interesting thing is that all that is done without the use of machines, just solely utilize the wind.
The paragliding equipment is very light, the weight of the entire equipment (parachute, harness, reserve parachute, helmet) is about 10-15 kg. Paragliding equipment is also very practical because it can be inserted into a backpack that can be held on the back. Paragliding sport is also very small ketergantunganya with other rides.
Who Can Fly Fly?
Anyone may fly, male or female, old or young, of physical and spiritual origin, not heart disease, and epilepsy. Recommended age of interest is between 14 s / d 60 years. Interested enthusiasts younger than 18 years of age must receive the approval and permission of the parent / guardian.
Many still think that paragliding is dangerous, is that right? We know that all sports are at risk, that’s for sure. Bike ride on the highway also contains elements of danger is very large, is not it? In doing sports, especially outdoor sports, the risks that may occur depend on how the actors do their activities. Similarly in paragliding, if we perform with the correct procedures and procedures then the risk that will occur will be very minimal. If you are new to walking then you do not run, so says the wise man. In improving the capacity of a paragliding pilot must be done step by step.
What’s Enjoyment and Fun Fly with Paragliding?
Enjoy the free air who does not like? Sport paragliding is a sport in the wild. If you’ve ever dreamed of being a bird, flying with paragliding is one of the realities you can do. Only by utilizing the wind you can hover high in the vast sky and feel the rush of wind in the silence. Just imagine, some time before you step on the earth but a few moments later you’ve looked at the earth from the other side, from a height in the sky. This is another sensation that not everyone can do. This sensation is certainly different from your daily life. When you drift in the altitude indirectly you will appreciate your life in other ways.
When you are quite advanced then you will enjoy your flight more, the skills you have make make you more confident. If weather support then you will be able to fly as you wish. Want to fly high, or want to fly away it’s up to you. Next of course you yourself will feel how fun and the pleasure of flying with paragliding.
But do not just believe what we say. It’s just a phrase with words, is it really so fun in reality? There is no other way to feel that fun unless you try to fly alone. Do not want to just hear from others, feel your own fun.
What Supplies Are Needed?
Major gear in paragliding sports include main parachute and reserve, harness, and helmet. The required flying support equipment includes variometer, radio / HT, GPS, windmeter, map of the flying location, etc. While aviator outfits include flying suits / flight suits, gloves, and high-necked boots / boots.
The type of parachute used is highly dependent on the level of aviator capability and aviator weight. There are at least three types of paragliding parachutes, parachutes for beginners, parachutes for medium-sized airmen, and parachutes for advanced pilots. The size of the parachute must also match the weight of the raider. Available sizes include XS, S, M, L and LL to fly together / tandem.
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