Free Ground School Program

Airtime of San Francisco offers FREE** paragliding ground school lessons.   **Non-students can come to one of these sessions. Students in any program can come to unlimited sessions.

The classes are offered 4 times each month on Thursday nights.

If you come to one of these sessions, please dress warmly (Coats or Jackets are a good idea).   The evening nature and winter season are not conducive to a super warm environment.   My showroom /classroom is not heated.

The basics of launching and landing, speed control, and steering will be covered via videos, discussion, whiteboard drawings, and the use of a special paragliding simulator. In addition, each lesson will include a specific topic. These include Ridge Flying, Right of Way Rules, Thermal Flying, Meteorology, Paragliding Ratings, Glider Certification and more.

There is nothing to lose here. It is also a good opportunity to meet me and get a feel for what I have to offer as an instructor. In the process you will begin learning about Paragliding and have fun doing so. Advance reservations are requires, so make sure and save yourself a seat.

To attend you need to make a reservation in advance. This can be a good way to help you figure out if this is something you want to pursue, even if it is just a little curiosity. Contact me through my contact form to request a reservation.  In the programs, I do regular ground schools throughout the lesson program and also make them available at other times to ongoing students if the normal time does not work out.

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