Become a Licensed Novice Paraglider Pilot
Eagle Offers Unlimited Training and Solo Pilot Certifications for Life
You have made the decision to become a certified P2 (novice rated) paraglider pilot. This is the start of your free-flying career. You will learn and develop a philosophy on which to build a long, and safe flying career. A solid foundation, and continuing education are principal concepts in staying safe and having fun during your paragliding career. You will have the greatest success learning to paraglide if you can immerse yourself in the course, and continue flying or kiting regularly after completing your training. The learning never ends, even for our team of all-star instructors, and that’s a big part of what makes this never-ending journey so enjoyable. We strive to continue raising the bar for what is available and possible with respect to paragliding service and education.
Being a certified P2 pilot means you will have the knowledge, skills, and judgment to fly without direct instructor supervision. You will acquire knowledge and skills in ground handling, glider management, meteorology, thermal flying, cross-country flying, ridge soaring, flight maneuvers, and risk management. You get as many self-paced training days as you need during your certification process. Most students complete the P2 program in 9-10 days. Students who travel from out of the area can expect a maximized return on the time they have set aside for paragliding training. The mild Southern California climate offers year-round instruction at a facility which maximizes the time dedicated to pilot training. We offer a lifetime of coaching for all Eagle alumni, and there is no cost for your P3 (intermediate) and P4 (advanced) ratings.