13 December 2017

Club pilot course (CP)

Have you completed your Elementary Pilot course do you want to move to the next step? Want to gain confidence, autonomy and learn to fly solo without a BHPA instructor present, you achieve this with the Club Pilot Paragliding Course.

The CP Course is a beginner paragliding course. This is a five-day course to learn how to fly a paraglider and at the end of it you will have your Elementary Pilot and Club Pilot qualification under the BHPA (British Handgliding and Paragliding Association). This course will take you from ground handling to soaring and your progression is logged in the student training record book. By the end of the course, you will be able to fly your paraglider solo, in the UK and abroad.

Flyeo was founded in 2006 and has been a French school since it was founded, we are now a BHPA school. Our instructors are high-level pilots, we have Acro pilots, Paragliding World Cup (PWC), Cross Country (XC) experts and a Current British Team Member. We are situated by Annecy lake in one of the paragliding meccas of the world. There are around 300 flyable days per year here and you get to fly in the French Alps one of the most impressive mountain ranges in the world. Some of the best paragliding pilots in the world live here for these reasons.

 

IS THIS FOR YOU?

  • Have you completed a elementary pilot course and want to progress to flying without a instructor present? Move onto the next level.
  • You want to gain the Club Pilot Rating rating to fly solo without an instructor present.
  • Gain the Club Pilot BHPA qualification to fly UK sites and abroad
  • 5 day course
  • Learn to soar

Come do a course with FLYEO today!

OBJECTIVES

When you become a Club Pilot, learn to soar and improve the skills you have already developed.

Want to progress from Elementary Pilot to Club Pilot, learn to soar and improve the skills you have already developed. If you want to have a more in-depth read about learning to fly please read the Elementary Pilot Training Guide.

CONTENT

During the course we will cover the following phases:

  • Pre-soaring
  • Soaring
  • Improving Skills
  • Instability and emergencies
  • Theory and examination

 

PROGRAM

The BHPA syllabus is as follows:

Phase 6: Pre-soaring

Theory
180 degree turns
Planned approaches

Phase 7: Soaring

Soaring Flight
Top landings
Flying with others

Phase 8: Improving skills

Ground handling
Exploring the speed range
Accelerator systems
Forward launching
Reverse launching
Weight shift and pitch-roll co-ordination in turns
Slope landings

Phase 9: Instability and emergencies

Theory
Active flying
Rapid descent techniques
Dealing with an asymmetric tuck

Phase 10: Theory and examination

Meteorology Principles of light
Rules of the air and air law
General airmanship knowledge
Club pilot (Novice) theory examination
PG hill environment theory examination

FLYEO PHILOSOPHY

Flyeo instructors are fully qualified BHPA instructors and Flyeo is a British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (BHPA) registered school as well as an FFVL registered school. Our pedagogy is to constantly question the current methods, in order to develop and improve the best methods to instruct you. We want to exceed your expectations!

CONDITIONS

PRICES

€775 for Elementary Pilot paragliding course this includes 5 days of tuition, paragliding equipment hire. You can book accommodation with our friend Seb at his Gite for €15 a night.

€840 for Club Pilot paragliding course this includes 5 days of tuition, paragliding equipment hire. You can book accommodation with our friend Seb at his Gite for €15 a night.

€1500 for Elementary Pilot and Club Pilot paragliding combined course this includes 5 days of tuition, paragliding equipment hire. You can book accommodation with our friend Seb at his Gite for €15 a night.