With an excellent forecast we were able to work from 7:30am - 9:30pm, getting the ground school and a large amount of ground handling practice. It was a long day. We headed out to a bar afterwards, and ate wings (what else?!)... then I went clubbing..
Andre demonstrating the various parts of a paraglider
How to untangle the lines
Doron and Saed try to unravel the lines
Doron laying out the wing ready to connect to the training harness
Doron making his first attempts at ground handling
Hameed turns up for some more practice
Hameed is nearly ready to fly, just needs to develope that fine touch
Andre gives a demonstration of a well controlled reverse inflation
Andre holding the wing perfectly above his head. Doron and Saed now have something to aim for.
So does Doron
Doron in the trike, practicing throttle control and getting used to the feel of bouncing along at speed
Andre sets up a second trike, so that Doron and Saed can both practice taxxing
Both trikes are ready for taxxing practice
But, first we need to polish up those forward inflations. Saed shows us how pushing forward on the As can collapse the wing