Paragliding sailing flight is a flight technique that allows you to rise up using the lifter feature of the air rising by hitting a mountain, the hill or to stay on the lifting band for hours.
Things to watch out for paragliding sailing flight?
Paragliding sails are dangerous as they are made close to the hill. While flying close to the hill, you can hit the hill in a possible closure. For this reason, pilots who have developed their pilots should make this flight and beginner pilots should not fly close to the hill. Paragliding sailing flights are taught at mid-level (p3) level piloting training and later. Starter pilots are not given this training.
Paragliding Sail Flight Lifter Band Usage
During the sailing flight, the direction and intensity of the wind is very important. Let’s say the wind is blowing at a speed of 15 km. Think of the wind as a water, and imagine water coming in massive masses at a speed of 15 km from the direction where the wind blows. Imagine that the water that comes across the landforms in the area you fly from hits and rises. Where does this water rise when it hits the hill? Where creates vortex? Where does water get stuck, accelerate? Where does it flow stable? Ask yourself these questions. In this way, you can determine where the lifting belt will form. There is a point to be aware of, you should not be behind a hill during the sailing flight. If you get out of the lifting band, or if you stay behind in a hill, you can face very dangerous closings.