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COURSES & TRAINING

By combining the most easily accessible aircraft with an auxiliary motor, we have the most functional compromise to satisfy your joy of flight. By combining the most easily accessible aircraft with an auxiliary motor, we have the most functional compromise to satisfy your joy of flight.
The “Alpes du Sud” an ideal place to practice this activity because we have a remarkable climate and a wide variety of aerological situations, ideal mix to be confronted with all the situations of a very comprehensive learning.

Our training center is open all year round, and works by course. Contact us to schedule your visit and our availability.

Beginner paramotor trike course
5 days

Content

The objective of this 5-day training course is to make you discover in a safe and progressive way the basic basics of flying in paramotor; in order to bring you to autonomy by preparing for the pilot’s licence.

Course

Day 1 : Welcome, administrative formalities, presentation of equipment, shaping of the profile and control of the ground sail. , familiarization with the engine.
Day 2 : Simulation of take-off phases. Two-seater flight, with practice turns, and field approach. 1st solo flight with radio.
Day 3 : Simple flights, work on the take-off and landing phases.
Day 4 : Flight drills, U, S, 8 field trips.
Day 5 : Conduct flight drills and landings to gain range.
Every day, theoretical courses adapted to progress complete this training.

Coaching and Materials

MANAGMENT

All our courses are supervised by Thierry SIMONET, paramotor ULM instructor (36 years of experience in flexible canopy), parachutist, paragliding pilot, pendulum ULM, 3axes, and glider.

MATERIAL

We provide you with all the technical equipment necessary for the flight, guaranteeing you comfort and security. We advise you to equip yourself with gloves and warm or windproof clothing (depending on the season) and high shoes.

Your personal commitment

You will discover an activity whose sensations are unique, in an exceptional environment. Nevertheless it is a sport very dependent on external parameters that we must respect with great humility. Our materials, our sites and our supervision are assets of qualities and success; your acceptance of our rules of practice will allow you to better appreciate the pleasure of this discovery.
The exceptional weather in our region makes it possible to insure all our courses, however, in the case of one or two days of bad weather, we will offer to postpone them, either at the end of the course, or later, but cannot be reimbursed.

Public and conditions of practice

This benefit is intended for any public aged at least 15 years (parental authorization for minors). Although the practice of the paramotor does not require a medical certificate of fitness, and in order to better appreciate the joys of the air, we advise you to be in good physical condition.
Throughout your apprenticeship, your instructor’s insurance covers you in Air RC. However, we advise you to take out additional individual accident insurance (possibility on site, 50€)

Registration details

After validation of your registration and payment of the deposit online, we will contact you in order to agree on the definite dates and the number of people for this training.

COST 675 EUROS

This price includes : teaching and equipment loan, air RC insurance.
Does not include: the breakage insurance package of 110 € (compulsory), except personal equipment, personal expenses, accommodation, individual accident (optional).

Appointment
at our premises on the airfield Gap-Tallard at 8:00 a.m.

Beginner paramotor course
5 days

Content

The objective of this 5-day training course is to make you discover in a safe and progressive way the basic basics of flying in paramotor; in order to bring you to autonomy by preparing for the pilot’s licence.

Course

Day 1 : Welcome, administrative formalities, presentation of equipment, shaping of the profile and control of the ground sail. , familiarization with the engine.
Day 2 : Simulation of take-off phases. Two-seater flight, with practice turns, and field approach. 1st solo flight with radio.
Day 3 : Simple flights, work on the take-off and landing phases.
Day 4 : Flight drills, U, S, 8 field trips.
Day 5 : Conduct flight drills and landings to gain range.
Every day, theoretical courses adapted to progress complete this training.

Coaching and Materials

MANAGMENT

All our courses are supervised by Thierry SIMONET, paramotor ULM instructor (36 years of experience in flexible canopy), parachutist, paragliding pilot, pendulum ULM, 3axes, and glider.

MATERIAL

We provide you with all the technical equipment necessary for the flight, guaranteeing you comfort and security. We advise you to equip yourself with gloves and warm or windproof clothing (depending on the season) and high shoes.

Your personal commitment

You will discover an activity whose sensations are unique, in an exceptional environment. Nevertheless it is a sport very dependent on external parameters that we must respect with great humility. Our materials, our sites and our supervision are assets of qualities and success; your acceptance of our rules of practice will allow you to better appreciate the pleasure of this discovery.
The exceptional weather in our region makes it possible to insure all our courses, however, in the case of one or two days of bad weather, we will offer to postpone them, either at the end of the course, or later, but cannot be reimbursed.

Public and conditions of practice

This benefit is intended for any public aged at least 15 years (parental authorization for minors). Although the practice of the paramotor does not require a medical certificate of fitness, and in order to better appreciate the joys of the air, we advise you to be in good physical condition.
Throughout your apprenticeship, your instructor’s insurance covers you in Air RC. However, we advise you to take out additional individual accident insurance (possibility on site, 50€)

Registration details

After validation of your registration and payment of the deposit online, we will contact you in order to agree on the definite dates and the number of people for this training.

COST 675 EUROS

This price includes : teaching and equipment loan, air RC insurance.
Does not include: the package breakage insurance of 90€ (mandatory), except personal equipment, personal expenses, accommodation, individual accident (optional).

Appointment
at our premises on the airfield Gap-Tallard at 8:00 a.m.

Tandem paramotor courses
3 days

Content

This 3-day course aims to make you discover to bring you to the passenger paramotor qualification safely and gradually.

Course

Day 1: Welcome, presentation of the training course, presentation of the equipment, assessment check, solo work on the take-off and landing phases related to the two-seater technique.

Day 2 : In-flight exercises, two-seater equipment presentation, passenger support.

Day 3 : acquisition of safety rules related to tandem flight, tandem flights to confirm achievements.

Every day, theoretical courses adapted to progress complete this training.

Coaching and Materials

MANAGMENT

All our courses are supervised by Thierry SIMONET, paramotor ULM instructor (36 years of experience in flexible canopy), parachutist, paragliding pilot, pendulum ULM, 3axes, and glider.

MATERIAL

We provide you with all the technical equipment necessary for the flight, guaranteeing you comfort and security. We advise you to equip yourself with gloves and warm or windproof clothing (depending on the season) and high shoes.

Your personal commitment

You will discover an activity whose sensations are unique, in an exceptional environment. Nevertheless it is a sport very dependent on external parameters that we must respect with great humility. Our materials, our sites and our supervision are assets of qualities and success; your acceptance of our rules of practice will allow you to better appreciate the pleasure of this discovery.
The exceptional weather in our region makes it possible to insure all our courses, however, in the case of one or two days of bad weather, we will offer to postpone them, either at the end of the course, or later, but cannot be reimbursed.

Public and conditions of practice

This benefit is intended for any public aged at least 15 years (parental authorization for minors). Although the practice of the paramotor does not require a medical certificate of fitness, and in order to better appreciate the joys of the air, we advise you to be in good physical condition.
Throughout your apprenticeship, your instructor’s insurance covers you in Air RC. However, we advise you to take out additional individual accident insurance (possibility on site, 50€)

Registration details

After validation of your registration and payment of the deposit online, we will contact you in order to agree on the definite dates and the number of people for this training.

COST 420 EUROS

This price includes : the teaching service and the loan of the material.

Does not include: the package breakage insurance of 55 € (mandatory), except personal equipment, insurance in air RC, personal expenses, accommodation, individual accident.

Appointment
at our premises on the airfield Gap-Tallard at 8:00 a.m.

Beginner paraglider courses • 3 days

Content

This 3-day course aims to make you discover in a safe and progressive way the basic basics of piloting in paramotor; in order to bring you to autonomy by preparing you for the pilot licence.

Course

Day 1: Welcome, presentation of the course, presentation of the equipment, control of the sail with motor, familiarization with the motorization. Simulation of take-off phases. First simple flights, work on the take-off and landing phases.
Day 2: Flight drills, U, S, 8 field trips.
Day 3: Acquisition of Ground and Flight Engine Operating Safety Rules, Conduct of Flight Drills and Landings to Achieve Range.

Every day, theoretical courses adapted to progress complete this training.

Coaching and Materials

MANAGMENT

All our courses are supervised by Thierry SIMONET, paramotor ULM instructor (36 years of experience in flexible canopy), parachutist, paragliding pilot, pendulum ULM, 3axes, and glider.

MATERIAL

We provide you with all the technical equipment necessary for the flight, guaranteeing you comfort and security. We advise you to equip yourself with gloves and warm or windproof clothing (depending on the season) and high shoes.

Your personal commitment

You will discover an activity whose sensations are unique, in an exceptional environment. Nevertheless it is a sport very dependent on external parameters that we must respect with great humility. Our materials, our sites and our supervision are assets of qualities and success; your acceptance of our rules of practice will allow you to better appreciate the pleasure of this discovery.
The exceptional weather in our region makes it possible to insure all our courses, however, in the case of one or two days of bad weather, we will offer to postpone them, either at the end of the course, or later, but cannot be reimbursed.

Public and conditions of practice

This benefit is intended for any public aged at least 15 years (parental authorization for minors). Although the practice of the paramotor does not require a medical certificate of fitness, and in order to better appreciate the joys of the air, we advise you to be in good physical condition.
Throughout your apprenticeship, your instructor’s insurance covers you in Air RC. However, we advise you to take out additional individual accident insurance (possibility on site, 50€)

Registration details

After validation of your registration and payment of the deposit online, we will contact you in order to agree on the definite dates and the number of people for this training.

COST 420 EUROS

This price includes : teaching and equipment loan, air RC insurance.
Does not include: the package breakage insurance of €55 (mandatory), except personal equipment, personal expenses, accommodation, individual accident (optional).

Appointment
at our premises on the airfield Gap-Tallard at 8:00 a.m.

Experienced paraglider courses • 2 days

Content

This 2-day course aims to make you discover in a safe and progressive way the basic basics of piloting in paramotor; in order to bring you to autonomy by preparing for the pilot licence.

Course

Day 1:Welcome, presentation of the course, presentation of the equipment, control of the sail with motor, familiarization with the motorization. Simulation of take-off phases. First simple flights, work on the take-off and landing phases.
Day 2: Continuation of in-flight drills and landings to gain autonomy, acquisition of safety rules for the use of the engine on the ground and in flight.

Every day, theoretical courses adapted to progress complete this training.

Coaching and Materials

MANAGMENT

All our courses are supervised by Thierry SIMONET, paramotor ULM instructor (36 years of experience in flexible canopy), parachutist, paragliding pilot, pendulum ULM, 3axes, and glider.

MATERIAL

We provide you with all the technical equipment necessary for the flight, guaranteeing you comfort and security. We advise you to equip yourself with gloves and warm or windproof clothing (depending on the season) and high shoes.

Your personal commitment

You will discover an activity whose sensations are unique, in an exceptional environment. Nevertheless it is a sport very dependent on external parameters that we must respect with great humility. Our materials, our sites and our supervision are assets of qualities and success; your acceptance of our rules of practice will allow you to better appreciate the pleasure of this discovery.
The exceptional weather in our region makes it possible to insure all our courses, however, in the case of one or two days of bad weather, we will offer to postpone them, either at the end of the course, or later, but cannot be reimbursed.

Public and conditions of practice

This benefit is intended for any public aged at least 15 years (parental authorization for minors). Although the practice of the paramotor does not require a medical certificate of fitness, and in order to better appreciate the joys of the air, we advise you to be in good physical condition.
Throughout your apprenticeship, your instructor’s insurance covers you in Air RC. However, we advise you to take out additional individual accident insurance (possibility on site, 50€)

Registration details

After validation of your registration and payment of the deposit online, we will contact you in order to agree on the definite dates and the number of people for this training.

COST 290 EUROS

This price includes : teaching and equipment loan, air RC insurance.
Does not include: the package breakage insurance of 35€ (mandatory), except personal equipment, personal expenses, accommodation, individual accident (optional).

Appointment
at our premises on the airfield Gap-Tallard at 8:00 a.m.

Instructor

Requirements for access to the instructor course
  • Be 18 years old.
  • Have achieved a satisfactory result in the assessment of theoretical knowledge organized by DCPS.
  • Hold the ULM, paramotor class pilot licence for one year, or meet a proficiency level check by an authorized body.
  • Have completed at least 100 flights (Statement of Honour)
  • Holder of the passenger carriage class paramotor
  • Have French Language Radio Qualification
  • Have taken out insurance R.C.
  • To satisfy the assessment by the authorised body of theoretical and practical knowledge, which will be specified in the progress booklet in the chapter “Report on the evaluation before the placement”.
  • Possible upgrading of pilot knowledge.
  • Satisfy, with its own equipment, a flight test defined by the training body and which will consist of 6 flights, the second being intended to check the correct correction of possible errors made during the first flight (with the exception of safety violations that will be eliminated on the first flight)
Evaluation flight test

EVALUATION FLIGHT TEST

Weather Comments : * Clouds, Wind Strength, Instability

Equipment installation : Facing the wind, wing preparation

Soil examination : Slope, grass height, holes

Flight Gap : Obstacles, Folding, Power Lines

Pre-flight Visit : * Wing, GMP, Link of both

Field Instruction : * Indicated by Instructor

Take-off : * Proximity to spectator on the ground, free airspace, momentum stroke according to the wind force, climb of the sail, maintenance of axis, climb slope, installation in the harness (mini 30 m)

Turn 90° to the right or left : * Turn height: 50 m. mini, drift control

Downwind turn : Height turn, drift control

Square field from 100 to 200 m. according to the wind, at 150 m: Drift control, height maintenance, engine use, wing bank, axis maintenance after turns.

Slow flight level 150 m. mini, 50% brakes, wind face: Heading and Bearing, Engine Rpm, Safety % Brakes- Engine

PTS or PT8 facing the wind for descent on the plane: Wing tilt, keeping in cone stop 30 m. as finale

Level flight, facing the wind, 5 m. over 200 m : Level Maintenance, Engine Speed Roll Control-Attitude

Touch and go: * Airspace, descent control, fifth wheel exit, engine control- brakes, touchdown + or – 10 m target, return high arms go-around, axis control.

Failure in the cone mini 200 m vertical runway: Engine cut, airspace, evolves PTL, PTU, or PTS, precision + or – 20 m

Landing: Standing, Wing Subsidence Control, * Material Clearance

Debriefing: By the candidate, by the controller

Second flight: 30 to 60 minutes after the debriefing, this flight will focus on possible improperly performed exercises during the first flight.

*= safety = elimination error

Refresher Instructors

In 2019 the new Instructor Training Order requires a 2-day refresher course and a flight assessment within the year

  • The two-day training course, mainly in the classroom, provides instructors with up-to-date information on:
    a) Regulations, legal aspects related to the exercise of the training activity, as well as accidentology;
    b) Human factors, threat and error management, and pedagogy;
    c) Mechanics and maintenance of ULM.
  • A control flight
    The control flight must enable the examiner to assess the instructor’s ability to deliver training in accordance with the required standards according to the level of technicality specific to each class.
Control flight: Class 1 paramotor
  • Check flights shall be by appointment, in the year preceding the expiry of the validity of the instructor rating.
  • The flights are preferably done with its own equipment, but possibility to rent the one of the school.

Training center

Where learning

05 – Hautes-Alpes

BACK BONE
Thierry SIMONET : Aérodrome – 05130 TALLARD

Tél : 04 92 54 06 35 • 04 92 54 06 35
Fax : 04 92 54 06 53
Site : www.backbone.fr
Email : backbone@online.fr

41 – Loir-et-Cher

LOISIRS PARAMOTEUR SERVICES
Bruno SEIGNEUR : 161 ter faubourg Saint bienheuré – 41100 Vendome
Tél : 02 54 77 29 10
Port : 06 70 52 39 92
Site : http://www.formation-paramoteur.com
Email : seigneurb@free.fr

42 – 43 – 63

PARAVOLCANS
Saïd HADID : 43-Aérodrome de Brioude, 63-Aérodrome d’Ambert
Port : 07 64 08 57 18
Site : http://www.paravolcans.fr
Email paravolcans@gmail.com

 

44 – Loire-Atlantique

GLISSE EVOLUTION
Christian DELMAS : Port de Pornichet – 44380 PORNICHET
Tél : 02 40 11 94 76
Port : 06 82 48 31 38
Email : delmas.christian@wanadoo.fr

51 – Marne

AZUR PARAMOTEUR
Arnaud Gilotin : 23 rue du Général de Gaulle – 51400 Sept-Saulx
Port : 06 18 57 94 56
Email : aircomparamoteur61@gmail.com

81 – Tarn

TOULOUSE PARAMOTEUR
Stéphane Hleb : Lieu dit En Tabar – Ancienne route de St Sulpice – 81500 LAVAUR
Port : 06 50 78 03 86
Site : www.toulouseparamoteur.free.fr
Email : stéphaneleb@hotmail.com

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BACK BONE
Aéropole • 11 rue Charles Nungesser
Tallard 05130 • France

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Phone : +33(0)4 92 54 06 35
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