Choose the right paragliding equipment for beginnner
In any case, to make the best choice, it is very important to plan your type of practice, the frequency of your flights and your budget. Your Freedom monitors are there to guide you with insight and offer you the most suitable equipment.
Also think that you will return your first equipment sooner or later, this is an important criterion to take into account in your purchasing strategy.
An important question! How much does it cost?
Between € 1,500 for used second-hand equipment and € 4,200 for new equipment.
Your paragliders :
It must be of your level : En-A certification and elongation flat less than 5.3. We will explain to you ;-)
It must be your size: check the usage weight range with your monitor (PTV: Total Flywheel Weight).
It must be in good condition and give you confidence. In the case of a second-hand sail, request a service report.
It must have a beautiful color that makes you fall in love!
from 700 to 1100 € for a wing that still flies safely but a slightly obsolete model with a difficult resale.
from 1100 to 1700 € for a less used wing, more recent and still resellable.
from 1,700 to 2,500 € for a wing in very good condition from a current model.
Over € 2,500 for a state-of-the-art new wing & nbsp ;-)
Your harness :
It must meet your style of practice (on-site flight, hike, ...)
It will therefore be more or less light and solid.
Essential for beginners: back protector (foam or airbag).
from 150 to 300 € for a worn occasion.
from 300 to 500 € for a simple, efficient and often a bit heavy occasion.
from 500 to 800 € for a good opportunity or simple new.
Beyond 800 € for the new harness of your dreams!
Your rescue parachute :
It must bring you back to the ground as slowly as possible in the event of a problem and not be too heavy in your harness.
from 150 to 300 € for an opportunity of less than 10 years whose stability and fall rate will be poor.
from 300 to 500 € for a quality occasion or certain new models.
beyond 500 € for new items at the top of safety and lightness.
Freedom Paragliding offers you new or very recent equipment throughout the year at the best price and with the best advice.
Example: beginner pack: Used sail-harness-rescue less than 6 months old (last model released and with very few flights (new appearance)): around € 2,800 for the full pack.