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Funday Schedule

A red wing
Time Activity
08:15 All students Login to and check the "Daily Briefing" to see if the weather is suitable for training.
10:15 This is the normal meeting time. Instructor and students usually meet at the Yorkshire Dales Falconry Centre in the Cafe on the A65 just outside Settle.
10.30 Introductory talk
11:00 Drive to the Site. Allocation of equipment. Join BHPA.
11:30 Site and weather assessment. Introduction to the equipment, daily checks, launch demos etc.
12:30 Students turn! Clipping in, inflating the glider, keeping it overhead, steering towards a reference point and how to land.
13:30 Lunch
14:00 Onwards – Moving up the slope to low level flights, gradual increase in height.

We can be flying until it gets dark so if you’re doing a Funday in summer, don’t make any plans for the evening!

See Paragliding FAQs for what to wear, what to bring etc.


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