A paramotor coming in to land after an epic cross country flight on the pilot rating course with sky riders at the bath & west showground near glastonbury

Paramotor Club Pilot Course

Launch into Powered Flight: Paramotor Club Pilot Course

Fly high with Sky Riders’ Paramotor Club Pilot Course! This comprehensive course equips you with the skills and knowledge to experience the exhilarating freedom of powered paragliding.

Designed for aspiring paramotor pilots, this course takes you beyond the basics. You’ll master the unique aspects of paramotor operation and flight to become a solo pilot.

Course Highlights:

  • Paramotor Theory & Operation: Learn the intricacies of paramotor engines, propellers, and safe operation procedures.
  • Launch & Landing Techniques: Master the art of launching and landing your paramotor with confidence.
  • Advanced Flight Skills: Develop skills and maneuvers specifically for paramotor flight, including using trimmers and ‘engine out practice’
  • Airspace Regulations & Safety: Gain a comprehensive understanding of airspace regulations and safety protocols specific to paramotoring.
Coming in to land after the glastonbury tor cross country paramotor flight. Paramotor Training and Pilot rating with Sky Riders

Course Details

Master the Fundamentals:

  • Days 1-3: We’ll hone your paraglider wing control skills, both on the ground and during unpowered hops. Solid ground handling is the foundation of safe and competent paramotor flight, and we’ll revisit this skill throughout the course.

Embrace Powered Flight:

  • Day 4: Get comfortable with your paramotor! Our instructors will thoroughly familiarise you with the motor and its operation. You will master the launch posture, practice inflations using the engine, followed by launch abort procedures.

Take to the Skies:

  • Days 5-6: The moment you’ve been waiting for! Experience your first exhilarating paramotor flights. These introductory flights will be local circuits with frequent takeoffs and landings, building your confidence under expert guidance.

Refine & Explore:

  • Days 7-8: Solidify your skills through focused practice and coaching. As you progress, you’ll be introduced to short cross-country flights, expanding your flying horizons. You will also complete a number of additional exercises, aimed at ensuring you are confident in your equipment and ability in case of engine failures in flight.

Earn Your Wings:

  • Upon successful completion, you’ll achieve the BHPA Club Pilot Rating. This allows you to fly independently, a crucial stepping stone towards the Pilot Rating, your ticket to cross country flying.

Sky Riders’ Advantage:

Our experienced instructors are passionate about sharing their love of paramotoring. We use a patient and personalised approach, ensuring you master each step before moving on. We also offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your needs.

Key Facts

Course Price: £2,500
– Flexible training dates to suit you
– Max 4 students per instructor
– Average of 10 days to complete the course
– Once started, you have 12 months to complete your course.

* The content of each day is just an example and will change dependent on the weather and more importantly the student’s ability.

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