Paragliding Tandem Flight Experience in Istanbul
✪ Enjoying Tandem and Paragliding Flight in Ormanlı near Istanbul!
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Flights conducted with a 42-m2, two-person parachute are called tandem flights. In tandem flights, a pilot experienced in this subject uses the parachute and the other person is in the position of passenger.
Parachute is behind the pilot and passenger, lying open on the ground. Flight seats called harness are quite modern and safe. The passenger can easily chat with the pilot or take photos.
The pilot and the passenger are tied to each other by a special system. Pilot makes wing profile the ready for flying by pulling the parachute towards herself/himself and the flight begins after running for a few steps. To do the tandem flight, passenger does not need any special training, s/he can do the flight after a short briefing given by the pilot.
Tandem flight allows everyone to enjoy paragliding flight, because it does not require a long and technical training period. IKARUS Havacılık has been giving commercial tandem flights in Ölüdeniz Babadağ region for years and the interest of domestic and foreign tourists increases day by day. Tandem flight has become the most popular alternative for tourism and sport activities in the recent years. Ormanlı Tandem Paragliding
ORMANLI TANDEM PARAGLIDING
Ormanlı Village is a pretty village located in the Black Sea coast with a long and large beach and it is 100 km or 1.5 hours away from İstanbul city center. Behind the beach, there are sand that is kilometers long, embraces the sea, has a soft texture and a hillside of 30-100 meters high, covered with forests. Over twenty kilometers, the north eastern winds blow vertically to the hillside and form dynamic lifting wind so that pilots can enjoy entertaining and stable flights for hours.
Discovered in 1998 by paragliding pilots İstanbul, Ormanlı flight area has become a very popular since that time. Main reasons of this popularity are that flights are made in low altitude such as 30-150 meters so that pilot and the passenger can have more of flying and thanks to the dynamic lifting wind, take-off point is also an easy landing point. Therefore, there is no need for another transfer for a new flight.
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- This activity does not contain accommodation.
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