Instructional Flying Books

Instructional and educational flying books relating to paragliding (PG), hang gliding (HG), free flight, powered paragliding (PPG), paramotoring and powered hang gliding (SPHG).
  • Acrobatics: The Definitive Guide to Paragliding Acro

    Acrobatics: The Definitive Guide to Paragliding Acro

    If you’ve any interest in the art of paraglider acro, you need a copy of ‘Acrobatics’ in your life.
    £29.95

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  • BHPA Pilot Handbook

    BHPA Pilot Handbook

    The BHPA Pilot Handbook, written by BHPA Technical Manager Mark Dale, should be carefully studied by all qualified Club Pilots! The book includes basic and advanced techniques, flight theory, specialist 'how-to' and background studies that any Paragliding or Hang Gliding pilot will require from Club Pilot training onwards. Every paraglider, hang glider and paramotor pilot should not only have this book, but they should study it conscientiously!
    £14.99

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  • Classic Routes

    Classic Routes

    Classic Routes is a collection of 20 of the finest paragliding and hang gliding cross country routes in the world, told through stories and photos. With stories, glide-by-glide guides, hand-illustrated maps and the best photography from Cross Country magazine‘s pool of photographers, Classic Routes blends a mixture of flatland and mountains, desert and jungle, urban and remote to deliver what we hope you will find to be not just the ultimate XC pilot’s tick list, but a ‘book of flying dreams’.
    £29.95

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  • Cross-Country Flying - front cover

    Cross-Country Flying

    Cross-Country Flying is the book for everyone who wants to learn how to fly cross-country flying, from beginner to pro.
    £21.95

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  • Fifty Ways to Fly Better (English)

    Fifty Ways to Fly Better (English)

    Fifty Ways to Fly Better is packed with the latest techniques and thinking from some of the world’s best pilots and instructors.

    £24.95

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  • Mastering Paragliding

    Mastering Paragliding

    A new approach to learning to fly cross country by paragliding guide Kelly Farina.

    £24.95

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  • Paramotoring - The Essential Guide

    Paramotoring - The Essential Guide

    Essential reading for all paramotor pilots.

    £24.95

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  • Performance Flying

    Performance Flying

    Performance Flying by Dennis Pagen is the bible for all XC and competition pilots. It's an immense resource on advanced hang gliding, with the emphasis on high-end distance flying and competition tactics. Few of the rules for success have changed since this book was first published in 1994. Performance Flying has also found many fans in paragliding.
    £27.95

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  • Powered Paragliding Bible 4

    Powered Paragliding Bible 4

    The widely acclaimed authoritative source on powered paragliding encompasses everything from first sight to first flight. It combines knowledge and wisdom from the 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2014 #1 ranked pilot in the U.S., and many of the sport's leading instructors.
    £31.95

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  • Secrets of Champions

    Secrets of Champions

    Secrets of Champions gives valuable insights into the flying tactics and theories of the world's best hang glider pilots. 210 pages of utterly incredible revelations from the world's cream of the crop. Dennis Pagen rounds up seventeen top pilots and sets out to unveil the flying tactics, rules-of-thumb, psychology and meteorological theories of the world's best. The result: the most comprehensive learning experience you'll ever have.
    £27.95

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  • The Art of Paragliding

    The Art of Paragliding

    A comprehensive guide to paragliding - from beginner to cross country expert - by Dennis Pagen, covering step-by-step training from your first take off to soaring at cloudbase. Even if you're a pro you'll learn something from this fantastic book!
    £31.95

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  • Thermal Flying (second edition) - front cover

    Thermal Flying

    This second edition of the best-selling Thermal Flying book by Burkhard Martens has 32 additional pages, including additional articles from top pilots and Thermik Magazine, and many updates and new images throughout the book.

    Thermal Flying is a comprehensive guide to the art of thermaling and XC flying, illustrated with clear diagrams and photos to help pilots make sense of the concepts, techniques and meteorology knowledge you need to make the most of each flying day.

    £32.95

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  • Touching Cloudbase: The Complete Guide to Paragliding (6th edition)

    Touching Cloudbase: The Complete Guide to Paragliding (6th edition)

    The sixth edition of Touching Cloudbase: The Complete Guide to Paragliding.
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  • Towing Aloft

    Towing Aloft

    The bible for all flatland paragliding and hang gliding pilots wanting to "get high on their own supply". Useful advice by Dennis Pagen and Bill Bryden for paraglider and hang glider pilots wanting to get into towing. From ATOL, through winching to aerotow, the equipment and techniques you need are revealed.
    £29.50

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