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We are now distributors for Air Design Paragliders

We're very happy to announce that Albatross Paragliding are now South East England's distirbutors for the Austrian brand Air Design Paragliders. Air Design are growing fast in the UK, and…...

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Adventure in the Auvergne

Adventure in the Auvergne with a wee snag. by Dave Harvey, Instructor at Albatross Paragliding The third day of the Albatross Paragliding mountain flying trip was promising great things: a…...

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Join our mountain paragliding trip, 22 to 29 May 2021

We're organising a mountain paragliding trip for qualified pilots (CP or above) from the 22nd to 29th May 2021. The cost will be £460 plus travel. This cost includes accommodation,…...

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How to be a playful pilot

What would paragliding be like if it was done by 5 year olds? I am perpetually amazed by my young children's creativity when they play. And they're learning so fast…...

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Why we keep running on takeoff

When we brief students for takeoff with us, we give them two "golden rules". Rule 1 is try to stay on your feet, and rule 2 is when the instructor…...

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Where we fly

Our flying sites are mostly on the South Downs, near Petersfield in Hampshire. We sometimes fly on the coast near Portsmouth, Swanage, or Weymouth. The choice of flying site depends…...

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Should I learn to paraglide?

As an air experience school, we provide dual flying lessons which can be inspirational and useful for learning to paraglide solo, but we cannot provide the training to get you…...

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Tandem flying at the Gower

This video gives a good idea of what tandem paragliding is like - taken on a day in Wales when I flew with about 5 different passengers. Notice how the…...

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Soaring at Meon Shore

Had a lovely afternoon soaring Meon Shore with my friend Chris - a 10m high cliff near Lee-on-Solent. Cliff soaring is very different from inland flying - the air smooth,…...

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Weather Outlook

The weather in the week ahead looks a bit windy and showery -we'll keep checking the forecast and go flying as soon as the weather cooperates.