The West Australian Paragliding Academy is one of the oldest paragliding schools in Australia. Jiri has been teaching pilots here for nearly 30 years.
WA Paragliding Academy is still the only paragliding school in Western Australia.
In order to fly a Paraglider legally and safely in Australia – you have to have a Paragliding license and be a member of the Hang Gliding Federation of Australia. (HGFA)
Jiri is a fully certified instructor and together with Sylvie, they are running one of Australia’s most established paragliding schools.
Since 1988, many students have learn the joy of paragliding with us.
The WA Paragliding Academy offers fantastic quality courses with the latest equipment, in some of the best Paragliding sites in Australia. Jiri has taught many pilots over the last 30 years and has really enjoyed watching them improving their skills over that time.
Learning to paraglide with us is not just about a 9 day course but it is about extending and improving your skills with us for years to come. We always welcome and encourage our ex-students to come and fly with us in our different trips or simply here in Albany.
PG 2 PARAGLIDING COURSE :
It takes a minimum of 9 days to complete all the requirements for you to get your PG2 paragliding license. We do 4 courses per year in Albany between November and April and 1 course in Geraldton in August. We only take 4 students per course. Course cost: $2500 – which includes learning to paraglide and the use of the latest equipment during the course.
TOWING ENDORSEMENT :
Very popular way of flying cross-country in WA. A must for anybody who lives in a flat area.This is a 2 days course. Course cost: $500.
Paramotoring courses are available all year around for people who hold a PG4 license.
Course costs: $1500, this course needs a minimum of flights to complete. ring Jiri for more info. . This is done in Albany and does not including equipment.
SKILL IMPROVEMENT COURSE :
For pilots who want to improve quickly and move up to a different level (thermalling, ridge soaring, top landing, recovery techniques and B-line stall). Course costs: $250 per person per day of practical tuition, on your own equipment
PARAGLIDING REFRESHER COURSE :
For those pilots who haven’t flown for a while and need to get back into the sky safely and get get their re-certification by the HGFA. Course cost: $500 for 2 days in Albany.
PARAGLIDING CHECK FLIGHT : From $100
Intermediate/Advance and VHF theory test: $50 per student.
Please contact Jiri or Sylvie:
Mobile: 0417 776 550