We uphold stringent criteria for those aspiring to master foot launch tandem flights. Beyond meeting the USPPA prerequisites, we mandate the following qualifications:
We maintain elevated criteria for individuals interested in specializing in wheel launch tandem flights. Beyond meeting the USPPA prerequisites, we mandate the following qualifications:
If you intend to fly, it's recommended to practice on the equipment you plan to use. However, in case you require it, you can rent our tandem gear. Our available options include BGD Dual Lite for foot launch and BGD Cyclone for wheel launch.
We offer training sessions at various locations in Utah, chosen based on weather and specific skill or task. The three most common locations are:
Cedar Valley Airport (Eagle Mountain, UT)
Point of the Mountain Flight Park (Draper, UT)
The Great Salt Lake (Magna, UT)
According to the FAA exemption we operate under, tandem flights can only be offered for instructional purposes. While it's perfectly fine to incorporate sightseeing elements into your flight, the primary focus must remain instructional. We encourage you to verbally guide your passenger through the flight experience, teaching them about the techniques and safety aspects involved in paragliding. Keep in mind that safety is paramount, especially when you are responsible for a passenger. Always exercise extreme caution, avoiding low flying and flying over water.
No. They are both separate ratings. You'll need each one if you plan on doing both foot launch and wheel launch tandem flights.