An Aerochute training lesson will give you your first lesson in how to fly the Aerochute powered parachute.The Aerochute is one of the easiest, safest and most innovative ways to fly and likely start you off to becoming a pilot who can can enjoy the skies and share it with your family and friends.
Your aerochute experience begins with a pre-flight briefing. Your instructor will explain the aircraft controls, and outline the fundamentals of piloting an aerochute. Then it's out to the runway for pre-flight checks. After the checks have been completed its time to strap in for takeoff.
Once in the air you will enjoy the feeling of flying free through the air and take in the beautiful views of the surrounding areas. You then have the option to take the controls and fly for yourself. You will be shown how to use the power and steering controls. Your instructor will then teach you to do 360 turns, climb and descend, fly straight and level and most importantly how to do a touch and go on the runway!
You will walk away from this experience with the feeling of achievement, excitement and a smile on your face. This lesson could start you on an exciting journey to your Aerochute Pilot Certificate, only 20 hrs is required all under the supervision of a qualified instructor. If you or a family member has ever wanted to fly try this experience and..."Let the Adventure Begin...!"
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.
You will be one on one with your flight instructor.
Flying may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions which would make flying dangerous.You will be required to call your experience provider to confirm your booking the day prior to your flight.
You will be provided with flying suits, gloves, helmets and an intercom. You should be prepared for the weather conditions of an open cockpit and suggest participants wear long pants, a jacket, gloves, sunglasses, sunscreen and sturdy footwear.
You will be required to sign an indemnity form on the day and a temporary RA Australian Membership. Your name and address is required for Flight Docket records. This flight record will be the first entry to go towards a full pilot's licence if you wish to pursue a pilot training program.
This experience takes place in Werribee, 25 minutes south of Melbourne, VIC.