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The pilot selects the suitable take-off location depending on the current flight weather forecast.
Possible starting points on the Wasserkuppe:
Abtsrodaer Kuppe (Nord/Nordost)
Possible starting places in the Sauerland:
in total, with preparation and (as the case may be, depending on flying area, driving back up): about 1 to 2 hours
pure flight time: about 5 to 10 minutes, maximum 20 minutes
healthy and reasonably fit
not heavier than 95 kg
Inform the pilot prior to your flight of any existing handicaps (cardiac/circulatory/joint aches).
Tandem Voucher, if available
Clothing suitable for the existing weather conditions, long pants, windbreaker, gloves if necessary
some flexibility, if the scheduled time cannot be adhered to exactly due to the weather
A flight helmet will be provided.
Feel free to bring friends and family along to watch your flight.
With a suitable wind tandem flying is possible all year round, even in winter.
Arranging an appointment for a tandem flight in the Rhön is convenient and easy via the Papillon Tandemportal: There our pilots enter their flights about 1-3 days in advance. The passengers on the waiting list will be notified via email and can book their desired date online.
Alternatively, we recommend: Paragliding can be tried or learned from the age of 14 with little effort and without prior knowledge: