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Pilot TANDEM Paragliding Course with Olympic Wings

Olympic Wings offers an exclusive TANDEM paragliding course to pilots who wish to learn how to fly with passengers safely.

The course will take place from 11. to 18. November 2017 at Mount Olympus in Greece.


 
 
 
 

Tandem paragliding course points:

  • Official maximized safety standards
  • Technical and tactical flying of a tandem glider
  • Tandem equipment functionality – Weight range & Speed range
  • Psychological techniques to help you perform at your best
  • Guides to prepare and manage passenger responses
  • Professional tandem paragliding class steps
Program:
  • Introduction and establishment of pilot levels
  • Review of the equipment – Insights into tandem equipment design & purposes
  • Tandem paragliding & Tandem paragliding equipment in established theory
  • Passenger briefing and area/weather tandem pilot analysis
  • Practical lessons and experience under clear instruction and radio guidance support
  • Psychological preparation – self analysis techniques – safety standards & components
  • Final assessment & formal certification including activity insurance options

 

The course is organized and offered by Olympic Wings  Paragliding School & Center
– with constant and complete operation as a paragliding professional 
worldwide recognized since 1995 
– for paragliding holidays, beginner & performance courses, special seminars
and 
leisure & training tandem paragliding flights.

 
 
Location:

Olympus with its highest peak Mytikas – 2.918 m – is the highest mountain range in Greece and the famous home of the Greek Gods. It is located directly next to the Aegean Sea with its long coast lines and sandy beaches.
Our flying area – with more than 15 take off’s – covers the three mountains Pieria, Olympus and Kissavos that form a longer range parallel to the sea separated by impressive valleys.
These mountains protect our area throughout the year from strong meteorological winds so developing their own local wind systems which we use for flying.
The southern region typically offers fantastic XC and thermalling opportunities. Pilots use the flatland of Thessaly for FAI triangles or going on a XC back to the beach.
The northern area towards the sea typically offers smoother conditions, which are also ideal to experience first thermal flights and landings on the beach.

 

Olympic Wings can arrange and book for you accommodation and transfers for the duration of your visit and your participation to the course.

 

For bookings and any further information please contact us.

Olympic Wings
Paragliding Center & Paragliding Holidays in Greece
email: info@olympicwings.com  tel.: +30-23520-41741   Stelios mobile: +30-6942215980

Olympic Wings school & flying center paragliding equipment is modern, continuously checked and EN certified for paragliding following the latest designs with high tech craft & materials.

 

 

 

Happy Moments Paragliding – summer tandem flying

Paragliding Advance Training in greece mount olympus with Olympic Wings paragliding school


Glider pilots all over the world share the passion
for free flying – birdlike – together with the guiding winds of the earth.

Another fantastic presentation
on how everyone can become part of the sky 
with personal Εffort and professional Τraining by the instructors of our school
in Greece and the mountain Olympus.

Events & Specials 2017

TANDEmORE – Tandem paragliding Pilot’s Course with Herminio Cordido

Tandem paragliding is..

The Ultimate free flying experience for Everyone 

20.05 – 27.05.2017  Mount Olympus  Greece
Tandem Pilot  workshop  course 

with Herminio Cordido

 

 

The tandem paragliding course aims to pilots  already  flying  tandem by following this course for them to receive a  thorough educational background  and further  cross reference to upgrade  the pilots  technique and practices  considering the gliders, equipment, conditions and passenger.

 

Professional tandem pilots carry great responsibility and stress agents that can be successfully managed by locking knowledge and skills to the optimal level.

Facts -Tips & Tricks

Soft or hard spreaders? Trimming your glider before, during, after flight? What is the gliders stall-point? Lets go down?
Questions that every pilot answers independently and acts on instinctively with each flight will be examined and placed in perfect little boxes ready for you to call upon with the utmost certainty that you are doing the right thing!
Acro tandem paragliding everyday flying, simple maneuvers and those stronger will they fascinate your passenger or make his experience unpleasant?

The course will enable you to train your safety reactions and increase confidence in your equipment and your self. You will learn to control your tandem paraglider beyond your “normal” flight envelope and under conditions of maximum safety through the implementation of flight incident scenarios.

about Herminio Cordido:


 

Herminio Cordido, from our other side of the globe, a pilot since the age of 13 years old, member of the Venezuelan Paragliding National team for 10 years and now a solid member of the ICARO gliders Pilot team.

 

A born to paraglide pilot that transmits love for flying and passion to evolve!

 

A trusted pilot for designers, he has the experience of flying with an unlimited number of gliders through all categories not only acro, competition gliders but the newest performance tandem paragliders!
Graceful ground spiral landings with tandem, soft gentle landings and beautiful experiences for his passengers.

 

 

 

 

 

All the way from Guadalajara, Mexico and Canada were he professionally offers tandem flights in North Vancouver. He has flying experience in the furthest most remote areas of the planet mastering different flight conditions and terrain variables. Herminio has captured scenes and landscapes of outstanding beauty and his nature led him to cinematography one of his professional pursuits and studies.

Creator of many thrilling paragliding films like Dust Devil for Horacio Llorens and Los Rodriquez for Raul and Felix further the Never Ending Thermal of his own adventure.

Numerous entries and successes in competitions around the world challenging his own paragliding and aerobatics skills and limits.

 

 

 

A factory competition pilot for Ozone, winning first place at the Red Bull Uribante Acro championship in 2004, contesting in Red Bull Vertigo acro championship performing the Misty Tumble from flight one.
An extreme sportsman flying off hot-air balloons, skydiving and his personal record the self induced HALO, Herminio jumping out of his paragliding gear at 6.230 meters to skydive and meet his target.

 

 

 

We are exited to see him in Europe once more, at Mount Olympus in Greece flying with us and sharing his knowledge and experience with us in a refreshing simplistic way that will open our eyes to the ease of paragliding tandem.

Herminio Cordido Tips and Tricks for Tandem Pilots from Ozone Paragliders on Vimeo.

 

The course Point to Point:

Administration, disclaimer
Presentation of every pilot and exchanging experiences
General briefing with video and educational panels
Flying with safety
Tandem flawless technique
Tips & Tricks
Making the right decision
Stress psych management
Presentation of the evolution area and landing
Weather

For bookings and any further information please contact us.  

Olympic Wings
Paragliding Center & Paragliding Holidays in Greece
email: info@olympicwings.com  
tel.: +30-23520-41741  
Stelios mobile: +30-6942215980    
 

APPI Paramotor Trike – Powered Paragliding workshop & SIV XC course

Olympic Wings offers an APPI Paramotor & Trike Complete Workshop

19.03. – 26.03.2017 at Olympus in Greece

with  Alex  Ledger

APPI PPG courses & validations for Paramotor Trike pilots & instructors

Paramotor Trike SIV course – Paramotor Trike XC training course

thematic paramotor & trike training courses

  • APPI PPG Pilot course
  • APPI PPG SIV course
  • APPI PPG XC course
  • APPI PPG Instructor course

 

pilot & instructor participants

  • validation into APPI ppg system
  • upgrade your APPI ppg qualification level

Join the APPI PPG family – here is what you get in our workshop:

  • fresh, stuff modern & up-to-date paramotor and trike knowledge & experience
  • APPI PPG membership & license
  • paramotor trike paragliding insurance for European citizens worldwide
  • access to APPI PPG webbased knowledge and community resources

 

about Alex Ledger:

 

 

Alex Ledger is a well-known experienced british paramotor also paragliding pilot & instructor since 2005, currently running his own successful paragliding and paramotor school based in the UK and Italy.

 

Further the founder of APPI PPG 2010 & Paratrike in 2013, the International Paramotor Paratrike Associations for pilots & instructors, as the Secretary and Senior Master Instructor he runs Instructor Workshops around the world.

 

 

 

 

Alex is the founder and Chief Instructor of Flying for Heroes, a scheme for wounded soldiers in association with the charity Help for Heroes. In July 2014 he taught a group of wounded soldiers how to fly ParaTrikes before embarking on an expedition in Africa from
Mt Kilimanjaro to Mt Kenya. He continues to work with wounded soldiers and taught a double amputee how to fly solo before leading him on a flying expedition from the North to the South of the UK in July 2016.

In 2015 he was part of the Race Committee for the  Icarus  Trophy  and in 2016 he led the  JOGLE  Paramotor  Expedition from North to South UK.

He is a passionate acro paraglider pilot, climber, a B’ lisence skydiver and a BASI snowboard instructor.

about APPI – PPG:

APPI PPG’s Mission is to support the growing international Paramotor & Trike community by offering high quality training courses and internationally recognised qualifications. APPI PPG works with an increasing number of National Associations around world, providing a clear, concise and safe structure for Pilots, Tandem Pilots and Instructors to develop their paramotor trike skills.

 

For bookings and any further information please contact us.

Olympic Wings
Paragliding Center & Paragliding Holidays in Greece
email: info@olympicwings.com
tel.: +30-23520-41741
Stelios mobile: +30-6942215980

 

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