Arrive at Agashi in Virar West. The nearest landmarks to Space Apple are Agashi Fish Market, AMI Chicken Shop, Agashi Church.
Would you like to soar high above the ground, the wind in your hair, the sun just beyond your fingertips? Take your first steps into the world of paragliding with our Elementary Pilot Course.
This sport can be enjoyed at various levels and has lots to offer – you can choose to enjoy relaxing ridge-soaring flights in moderate winds or flying in dynamic conditions to get the adrenaline rush – the choice is yours.
You will receive a Certificate of Completion after this course, NOT a license. We also update your log book with the skills learned and tasks performed, and you will qualify for the Club Pilot Paragliding Course.
Space Apple is based in Virar, the best place near Mumbai for paragliding training. Being a coastal area the winds are laminar, predictable and ideal for training in the evenings. Ridge soaring and thermalling is possible in mid-afternoon. This 3-day course teaches you the basic techniques that will help you on your journey to becoming a paragliding professional. The entire course consists of five sessions. Your fitness level will decide how many flights you will have in each of these sessions.
Take your first steps into the professional territory of this adrenalin boosting sport |Enjoy a minimum of 6 flights under supervision | Get coached by experienced instructors | Take advantage of the proximity of this location to the bustling city of Mumbai
3 days back to back
Day 1 includes two sessions on flat ground. The first session will cover site and wind assessment, equipment know-how, canopy layout, pre-flight checks, inflation, deflation and ground handling. You will begin your introductory lesson on flat ground. Your instructor will guide you in assessing wind conditions that are appropriate for your level and in understanding your limitations. Knowing the paragliding terms is important as it will help in communication.
In session two, you will train and tune your body movements to handle the flying equipment and forces of wind.
Space Apple Club House
Boarding room with an attached bathroom (not included in package)
Space Apple Base Camp
Space Apple Base Camp
All cancellations will entail a 15% cancellation fee.
Students are expected to remain completely focused during the course. Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited and will result in immediate expulsion if found to be under the influence.