Kelly Farina




Mastering Paragliding by Kelly Farina

Mastering Paragliding is a new approach to learning to fly cross country by paragliding guide Kelly Farina.

Kelly approaches pilot progression in a systematic, logical way. From understanding the basics of glider handling to thermalling techniques and high-level cross-country advice, he breaks the sport down into manageable stages with achievable goals.

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Praise for Mastering Paragliding

“The concepts here can help pilots of all levels achieve more success when flying XC. It is great to see these principles written down so clearly”
Thomas Walder, world record triangle holder and Austrian Paragliding Champion

“Finally these concepts have been written down in a clear, concise manner. The chapter on thermalling is a great starting point for any pilot who wants to own a stronger climbing technique” 
Russell Ogden, British Champion and Ozone development pilot

“Flying fast is the highest level of flying and relies on having the basics dialled, from thermalling to route planning. The principles in this book will help pilots understand how to get better and fly faster”
Stephan Stiegler, former Paragliding World Champion, designer at AirDesign

‘I wish I’d had this book when I’d started flying XC, especially when I first flew in the Alps’
Josh Cohn, USHPA Magazine review. Read the full review (pdf)

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Press Kit

Press kit: download author photo, book cover and spread photos here

Updates: download erratum list here