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Paragliding is just one of the kinds of extreme sporting activities that permit a person to climb to the skies as well as appreciate flying under the clouds. For flights, special paraglider tools is called for, which not only enables the athlete to fly, but additionally safeguards him in case of unpredicted situations.


The paraglider resembles a parachute, however it has its very own peculiarities in design. It is an elongated wing with air consumptions, passing through into which the air increases the whole framework with the pilot. The dome is constructed from special solid and water resistant material and also is divided into areas, some sections are open for air accessibility, sections along the sides of the wing are shut and are called "ears". The latter give shape and also stability.

The paraglider has lines with an intricate branching system that develops a number of tiers. For their manufacture, a long lasting material is utilized that could hold up against tensile strength approximately numerous kilos. With the help of a sling the paraglider is affixed to the suspension system in which the individual sits. At the end of the lines there are control handles called brakes. If the pilot wishes to give a roll to the right, it suffices to pull for the right brake, if the left is for the left, pulling both the brakes, the pilot will decrease the rate at the landing.

There are a number of courses of paragliders.

Standard - rather simple to handle designs, well suited to newbies, obviously, flight characteristics are not the highest, yet they are trusted and forgive tiny errors;

Efficiency - a transitional class that calls for a lot more demands for the pilot, but you can likewise "capture" from it far more than from the previous model;

Competition - sporting activities designs for paragliders with experience and a strong luggage of abilities have excellent trip characteristics as well as enable you to develop a fantastic rate, however the least blunder when flying on such a wing can be the last; it's these paragliders that are used in sports competitors.

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There is additionally a classification of paragliders, depending on their purpose:

Educational, as the name indicates, they are made use of for training; simply such tools is outfitted with flying colleges;

Acro - created particularly for stunts in the air, for typical flights, they are inadequately matched as a result of the extra "nervous" behavior in the air;

Tandem - created for trips by two, normally such wings are made use of for winter sports vacationers in hotels;

Powered Paragliders - created for flights with an electric motor, they are a lot larger than their equivalents as well as could hold up against more weight.

Shock absorber:

The paraglider with the help of the sling is fixed to the shock absorber, where, as in the seat, the pilot rests. This equipment is a tape as well as straps, fixed with a carabineer. It can be of two kinds:

Educational-initial - such equipment is basic and does not differ in comfort, yet it is convenient to keep up it, which is more vital at the initial stage;

Comfortable and stylish it's even more comfortable, it's practically a full-fledged elbow chair with back protectors, yet this devices is more expensive.

Reserve Parachute:

Paragliding is quite an extreme satisfaction, because the least error in the air can bring about irreversible effects. Consequently, correctly folded up, and also most notably, the parachute is placed on devices that can conserve the life of the pilot.

Tool devices showing the altitude, the rate of climb or descent, the flight time.

To paraglider devices additionally include: a safety helmet and also you could select a canoe, snowboard,
motorcycle, however much better, of course, an unique paragliding safety helmet; sunglasses, an accelerometer, a GPS device, and radio.

Hence, the list of tools for the paraglider is fairly remarkable, however do not forget that an excellent inventory is made from high-quality product as well as will certainly last a long time and could not be saved on it.
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