In the wind

We are dedicated to the sport of paragliding and to looking after all your paragliding requirements now and into the future. We operate from the famous Bald Hill, Stanwell Park, Australia’s best coastal flying site and just one hour south of Sydney. Here you will find articles, tips, training, discussion and advice to improve our time In the Wind.

  • Sydney Paragliding Tandem Flights

    Neville Walking On Sunshine – tandem paragliding


    Neville wanted to know if he could fly if he couldn’t walk. The answer was easy – absolutely! With the help of some local pilots: Gareth, Phil, Jules, Denman and Hatchy, Neville took launched into the blue.

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  • Sydney Paragliding Coaching

    The Pilot PT Program – coaching for success

    Even the world’s best athletes need a coach and attribute their success to quality coaching during key phases of their skill development. It is the same in the world of paragliding. Many pilots, particularly new or low air-time pilots, simply need professional coaching to help them progress their skills and confidence.

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  • Sydney Paragliding Tandem Flights

    Fly like a bird over Sydney’s beaches

    Tandem flights starting from just $240 and satisfaction guaranteed Sydney has some of the most spectacular beaches anywhere in the world and the best way to see this is in a tandem paraglider. Soar like a bird, experience the joy of free flight and wonder …

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  • Godfrey, the first Malawian paraglider pilot…

    Godfrey, the first Malawian paraglider pilot (via Matador Network) THE FIRST TIME I introduced Benjamin Jordan to my girlfriend, he gave her a big bear hug that lasted about 10 seconds. I didn’t feel threatened though. The first time I met Benjamin Jordan, he gave …

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  • Excellent video by Brett Paul…

    PPG Australia from Parasportsmedia on Vimeo.

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  • First solo at Stanwell Park

    I am standing on the edge of a cliff with a semi-circle of around fifteen onlookers curiously watching me sorting green from red lines. My hands are shaking and my back is wet with nerves. Some people squint through camera lenses, most just peer with …

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  • Ben’s first soaring flight

    Hi guys, Ben West here. I have just (almost) completed my restricted license with Mark. I learnt heaps and had a lot of fun doing it! Thought I would share some clips from my first soaring flight here:  

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  • Sydney Paragliding - How A Paraglider Works

    How A Paraglider Works

    Imagine being a modern Daedalus, strapping on your wing, and gliding above the earth – paragliding, in fact, on a wing of nylon! The basic skills are easy to learn, and flying on the first day is common. The equipment is simple, lightweight and relatively …

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  • Airplane vortex

    Wing tip Vortices

    The phenomena of wing tip vortices is caused by the pressure difference between the upper and the lower wing surfaces. Air, being a fluid, flows from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure. This means that the air on the lower wing surface flows from the fuselage or centre of the wing to the tips, were it flows around the wing tip towards the upper wing surface…

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  • Sydney Paragliding Food Plate

    The importance to aircrew of a correct DIET

    Routine lifestyle choices can reduce performance and increase susceptibility to diseases. Diet affects mental alertness, mood and duty performance. Proper nutrition goes hand-in-hand with regular exerciser. By: Dr. STANLEY R. MOHLER TOO MUCH of one kind of food consumed during a single day can adversely …

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