Information about paragliding, what is paragliding 

Would you dream fly above Mediterranean Sea as a bird and watch paradise shores, bays and Taurus Mountains in Turkey ?

Paragliding : Paragliding is the purest form of airsport, the original dream of personal flight and the fastest growing airsport in the world. Flying under your own wing, the paraglider can be kept in a car, inflated and flown within minutes...Paragliding is a recreational and competitive flying sport. A paraglider is a free-flying, foot-launched aircraft. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing, whose shape is formed by its suspension lines and the pressure of air entering vents in the front of the wing....
Principal paragliding sites in the World : Chamonix / Mont Blanc ( France ) , Neuschwanstein Castle ( Germany ), Annecy ( France ) ,Treh ( France ) , Babadag - Oludeniz ( Turkey ), Dune du Pyla ( France )...

Principal paragliding sites in Turkey : Oludeniz, Fethiye, Father Mountain, Kalkan, Kas, Olympos, Adrasan, Kemer, Antalya, Alanya, Side, Bodrum, Gokova Gulf, Manisa, Izmir, Kusadasi, Konya, Isparta, Adana, Ankara, Istanbul, Amasya, Tokat, Bursa, Eskisehir, Cankiri, Denizli, Erzincan, Erzurum, Iskenderun, Ordu, Samsun, Tekirdag, Mersin, Sakarya, Kayseri ...
Paragliding equipments : Wing ( Canopy ) , Harness , GPS , Radio , Variometer, Control ( Brakes, Weight Shift , Speed Bar ).

Safety: Safety is directly influenced by the pilot's mental attitude, experience, skill, reaction time, active nature of the air and whether or not the paraglider is flying at an altitude where the emergency reserve parachute might possibly have time to open in the event of an unrecoverable collapse or spiral dive.
Learning paragliidng and how to fly: There are several key components to a paragliding pilot certification instruction program. Initial training for beginning pilots usually begins with some amount of ground school to discuss the basics, including elementary theories of flight as well as basic structure and operation of the paraglider.
Students then learn how to control the glider on the ground, practicing take-offs and controlling the wing 'overhead'. Low, gentle hills are next where students get their first short flights, flying at very low altitudes, to get used to the handling of the wing over varied terrain. Special winches can be used to tow the glider to low altitude in areas that have no hills readily available...

 

Places, holiday villages which you may join tandem paragliding, microlight, paramotor flight activities throughout Mediterranean and Aegean coasts of Turkey ;

| Antalya  | Lara | Kundu | Konyaalti | Belek | Serik | Bogazkent | Manavgat | Side | Alanya | Kemer | Beldibi | Goynuk | Camyuva | Finike | Olympos | Kas | Kalkan | Patara | Fethiye | Gocek | Dalaman | Dalyan | Koycegiz | Akyaka | Didim | Altinkum | Bodrum | DatcaGazipasa |

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