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Aunty Cyclone – We haven’t seen you in so long…

Actually that's anti-cyclone, (even though this one is forcing us to say 'uncle'!*), and there is a huge one right over our heads this entire weekend. This means two things: For our beginning students, and anyone wanting to fly at the coast this weekend, they are in for disappointment. For others, the tourist types [...]

By |2021-04-14T14:09:35-07:00April 14th, 2021|blog|0 Comments

Weather trivia for a Blue Sky day.

Today we cancelled classes. Winds this morning are light, but definitely offshore, but my predictions are that the winds will come onshore around 11:30 to noon this morning, (if not before). From a bit of logic learned over years of observation, we have discovered that typically, the only thing to 'overpower' an offshore wind [...]

By |2021-04-11T22:45:55-07:00April 11th, 2021|blog|0 Comments

2020 – The Never Beginning Summer?

Hi everyone! Covid 19. The Corona Virus. It seems it’s all we hear about these days. We are, like so many other small businesses temporarily closed because of its consequences. It’s a bummer, but it has been the right thing to do considering so many unknowns. Not to fear though. We ARE going to get [...]

SEASIDE/ASTORIA AIRSPACE

Where we fly in the Seaside / Gearhart Area Locally, paragliders are using a ground based towing system where a vehicle with a specially designed winch system pulls the paraglider aloft. The vehicle and paraglider start in close proximity, with the paraglider climbing higher as the vehicle drives along the beach between Sunset and Del [...]

By |2020-04-24T18:50:07-07:00April 5th, 2019|Flight Zone, Security|0 Comments

TOWING: HOW IT WORKS

A 'pay-out' style winch is typically mounted in either a truck or a boat, with the pilot setting up about 50' downwind. As the vehicle begins driving/moving, the pilots waits for that first 'tension' signal to inflate his/her glider. As the glider comes over the pilots head, the line tension is then further increased to [...]

By |2019-04-05T09:03:47-07:00April 5th, 2019|Towing|0 Comments

WELCOME TO DISCOVER PARAGLIDING!

Let the team at Discover Paragliding make your dreams of flight a reality! Their Master Rated 'Couple of Instructors' form a world class team that can take you from that very first day to heights yet only imagined. Whether it's a scenic tandem flight, an extended instructional experience, or even touring foreign lands, we'll be [...]

By |2021-03-27T11:14:14-07:00March 17th, 2016|News, Others, Paragliding|0 Comments

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