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Ratho Repack 2020

SHPF -  8th Feb

This is your opportunity to check and repack your paragliding or hang-gliding emergency reserve with expert support.

Edinburgh International Climbing Arena:

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Isle of Arran

30+ Flying sites
All Wind Directions

Isle of Arran

Minibus pick up from the ferry. (pre-arranged)

Car Secure parking at Ardrossan Harbour. If you bring a car - book in advance with CalMac
Direct public transport links  - Read More Travel



Paragliding Courses

Learn to paraglide

Temporary Closure - Due to Coronavirus Covid-19 we have closed for now.  Stay safe and plant potatoes!

5 day BHPA Elementary Pilot courses

Paragliding - Tandem Flight or Funday Solo training £150 per person

Training courses cost £110 per day plus BHPA membership.
Come for a holiday on the Isle of Arran in Scotland and Learn to fly!  5 day Elementary Pilot course.  Read More

Speed Flying Courses! Arran is an ideal place to learn to speed fly. Read More

Equipment - We supply all paragliding equipment during your course. We recommend you buy your own equipment during your club pilot course so you get used to flying it under our guidance. We offer equipment deals and discounts to our students.  Free advice given.

Training begins low down and moves onto high solo flights as confidence and ability grow. Tandem flights are also used along with radio guidance from your instructors. You will soon be flying high!  BHPA and APPI rating.

Weather: Paragliding is very weather dependant, it needs to be dry and the wind beneath 15mph. 

5 day Elementary pilot course.* £550You can pay by the day for £110 per day. 

Club Pilot Training Normally 6 to 10 days
£110 per day*

Advanced / Refresher training £110 per day*
*Additional BHPA membership required.

Paragliding Club - After you have qualified you are welcome to keep coming over and flying with us on Arran as you build up your confidence and airtime - We also put you in direct contact with a club from your local area. 

Flying Fever is a British Hang gliding and Paragliding Association (BHPA) and an International Association of Paraglider Pilots and Instructors (APPI) registered Paragliding school and has been teaching people to fly for over 25 years!

We are based in Arran and run courses abroad.  We have run courses from Hong Kong to Outer Mongolia and have spent a lot of winters teaching paragliding in Nepal in the Himalayas. We are looking for our next winter flying destination.