PPG Cross Country Endorsement

PPG Cross Country Endorsement


Expand your flying options by having your Powered Paragliding (Paramotoring) Cross Country Endorsement. This course will give you in-depth knowledge and skill to confidently assess weather conditions, flight planning and navigating, airspace, fuel management, cross wind landing and more.

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Paramotor XC Endorsement | Powered Paragliding Cross Country Endorsement

To achieve the endorsement you must successfully achieved, demonstrate or understand:

  • Flight preparation including fuel management and weather assessment
  • A thorough understanding of airspace regulations and flight planning
  • A thorough understanding of VHF broadcast requirements
  • Pre-flight & safety checks: Paramotor, Paraglider, Wheelbase, Lines, Speed System, Trimmers, Hand Throttle,
  • Pre-flight Communications Equip check, and any other equipment required
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of rigging a speed system or trim tabs and the knowledge and ability to safely utilize them.
  • Ability to operate with other aircraft including airstrip protocol
  • Competent launch and landing in: a: Nil wind b: Moderate winds
  • Competent Cross-wind & Down-wind Landing skills
  • Five (5) landings within a 20 meter radius, using an appropriate downwind, base leg and final approach to an area nominated, in less than 5Kn and greater than 5Kn wind strengths.
  • Two cross country flight with a minimum of 25 km from take off, one with outlanding and re-launch.
  • Has gained a minimum 20 hours of flying experience over a minimum of 25 flying days, since attaining a Powered Paragliding Certificate.

Pre-requisites for this Endorsement include:

  • Motorised Endorsement or Powered Paragliding Certificate (Foot or Wheel)
  • HGFA Radio Operator’s Endorsement
  • VHF Radio
  • >20 hours flight time over a minimum of 25 days since completing Foot or Wheeled PPG Pilot Certificate**

**Have flown for not less than 20 hours over 25 days, including 10 hrs under the guidance of a PPG SO/SSO or instructor

Gear hire available – let me know what you need

$350 per day your gear or $450 per day mine

This course is taught by CFI Dave Wainwright and meets the requirements set out in the HGFA Powered Paragliding Cross Country & Formation Flying Endorsement training syllabus.


TEL: 0429 844 961

About Us

HGFA Approved and Insured Flight Training Facility providing Paragliding, Paramotoring and Wheelbase Trike Training.

Learn to Paraglide and Paramotor Courses, Advanced Skills Clinics and Tandem Flights by CFI David Wainwright in Port Macquarie, Laurieton and Crescent Head on the Mid North Coast of NSW.