Paramotor Conversion Course
Locally £475.00 (10 full days spread over however long it takes, depends on the student and weather) PLEASE NOTE OPERAION Changes on home page of this site.
Spain: £1050.00 (airport transfers and accommodation included - 1 week) Normally 3-4 days training and the other days flying and building skills towards BHPA Pilot Rating if desired)
Paramotor training is different to paragliding due to the fact that we are introducing power to the equation. The bonus is that flights are undertaken from a flat field, thus eliminating the need for walking up hills. Nevertheless you will be carrying a 20+kg motor on your back so this can be tiresome and challenging. There are two types of paramotor training both leading to the BHPA CP Power Rating. The first applies to a qualified paraglider pilot who wants to learn to paramotor so has already gained many of the skills necessary for flying. This course is called the BHPA Hill to CP Power conversion. Most pilots who are current and have decent ground handling skills can expect to complete this in 2-4 days. The second option - Beginner to CP Power takes around 10-12 days depending on the trainee. Once again, the cost of the course covers the full training days regardless of the length of time to necessary to complete. Paramotor training is all about ground control and being able to make good decisions. Students have to complete several ground training exercises, pass a couple of simple multiple choice exams and complete a minimum of five powered flights to achieve this rating. We will make sure you have the knowledge required to take each step in your stride.