2017 Training – back to the PNW!

Alright Pacific Northwest holdouts – we’ve got some news for you. Team Fly Halo is headed back to Oregon for a spring training session you won’t want to miss!

Pacific City, OR is one of our favorite places to fly and train – as that’s where we first started teaching pilots to take to the skies, and getting them solo-ready in one of the most scenic coasts in the country. Oregon is typically pretty unpredictable weather-wise, but when it’s good – it’s the best place we’ve ever trained.

Spring and Fall historically have the best flying conditions on the Oregon coast. In the summer months, inland temperature warm up excessively causing onshore fog that is an absolute no-go. Springtime has moderate temps, stable wind, and the occasional torrential downpour. But it’s all good – while a typical day of Fly Halo training relies on 5-6 hours of hands-on flying practice, there’s always much-needed time for ground school and gear-maintenance training while it’s too soggy to be on the beach.

Old-school TFH training at Cape Kiwanda, OR – back when people thought it was cool to fly without helmets.

Hands-on training is done in a variety of different ways including ground-handling, free-flying, slope-soaring, and instructional tandem flights. Oregon has one of the best flight training hills in the country, giving you a well-rounded experience with paraglider handling prior to your first radio-guided solo flight on days 5-6. Our goal is to make you so prepared that there isn’t a nervous bone in your body, and absolutely zero surprises on your paramotor flights.

Our instructors come from a mix of air sports, general aviation, and military aviation backgrounds to bring you the knowledge you need to stay safe and keep yourself legal. Paramotoring is in that strange category of ultralights that has minimal regulation and requirements to fly – but it doesn’t mean you can just boat around anywhere without a clue. Our program teaches the national airspace system and how it effects us, avoidance of commercial aviation activities, and gives a comprehensive approach of finding and exploring new flying sites.

Students will fly into Portland (PDX) on Thursday evening the 20th, where transportation is arranged to the training site. First day of training is Friday morning 9am sharp! You don’t have to worry about lodging – we take care of that piece. We also provide all the training gear and materials you’ll need for the course. 10 consecutive days of training is a great way to immerse yourself in the sport and get a thorough jump start to paramotoring.

As always, we aim to provide the best training possible as well as only the highest-quality and safest gear in the industry. Let us be your source! We’ll speak briefly about gear selection before you begin your course. A few days into training we will have assessed your needs, strengths, and weaknesses; and can get you outfitted with the gear that is going to set you up for success. We make it our mission to test everything on the market that’s worth testing, and we only offer equipment that is proven to be exceptional and industry-leading. We also offer package discounts for life to all of our students, but understand that there is no “perfect” motor or wing for everyone.

In short, we want to set you up for success – and success means equipping yourself with the best training you can, and the safest gear you can afford that you won’t “grow out of” any time soon.

One thing to keep in mind is that what makes a pilot safe and successful for many years to come is the right attitude and mindset. That, and a network of mentors to keep you going long after training. Since choosing an instructor is somewhat of a life-long commitment, we would love to speak to you if you’re interested in our program. So shoot us an email telling us about yourself, and tell us how excited you are to get flying in 2017!

 

Paramotor Clinic July 8th-17th

Join Team Fly Halo for our Mid-Summer Paramotor training clinic July 8th-17th in Eureka California. We’re kicking off with another ten-day session of drilling in the fundamentals, attitude, and knowledge that’ll make you successful for a lifetime of powered paragliding.  We have dozens and dozens of success stories over the past three years of students who left our class with an above-average skill set and have been killing it ever since.  What’s our secret?  We know that aviation is a lifetime of learning, and we’re humble enough to stay open-minded about our approach.

Training isn’t something you do once and “graduate” from for life.  And we apply that to our own course by seeking out the best training and latest techniques for ourselves – so that we can apply our well-rounded skill set to our school.  What you get is the best techniques and practices learned from our background in paramotoring, free flying, cross country, aerobatics, speed flying, and even general aviation knowledge.

But it doesn’t stop with your initial training.  All Team members in good standing have the option to return to scheduled classes to get current, learn new skills, or just come out and meet new flying friends.  We offer tandem and instructor training for our veterans, while giving them an opportunity to work with new Team members to get practical experience teaching.  We arrange advanced maneuvers and emergency training through our partners for intermediate pilots too.

Call or email us for more information.
[email protected]
855.FLY.HALO

Kind words from our Paramotor students

Ryan Smith

“I haven’t been flying lately because I’ve been working way too much but I got a call from my instructor yesterday and he came to visit me how cool is this! I had one of the best flights today withByron Leisek from Team Fly Halo I remember four years ago when I was choosing which school to go to he said that the training is the most important decision you will make, you will become a student for life. Don’t cheep out on cheap training because it really does pay off to have that right instructor and good equipment. Thanks for the visit what a flight today!

 

Johathan Bole

“Ditto, Byron stopped by a few days ago for a visit and a flight. Team Fly Halo all the way”

 

Travis Haley

“Here here That’s why FLY HALO is the best”

Last Chance Summer Dance – August 28th to September 6th in Morro Bay, CA

The schedule is up, and it’s your last chance to grab a Summer training session with Team Fly Halo for 2015!

August 28th we’ll kick off with another ten-day session of drilling in the fundamentals, attitude, and knowledge that’ll make you successful for a lifetime of powered paragliding.  We have dozens and dozens of success stories over the past three years of students who left our class with an above-average skill set and have been killing it ever since.  What’s our secret?  We know that aviation is a lifetime of learning, and we’re humble enough to stay open-minded about our approach.

Training isn’t something you do once and “graduate” from for life.  And we apply that to our own course by seeking out the best training and latest techniques for ourselves – so that we can apply our well-rounded skill set to our school.  What you get is the best techniques and practices learned from our background in paramotoring, free flying, cross country, aerobatics, speed flying, and even general aviation knowledge.

But it doesn’t stop with your initial training.  All Team members in good standing have the option to return to scheduled classes to get current, learn new skills, or just come out and meet new flying friends.  We offer tandem and instructor training for our veterans, while giving them an opportunity to work with new Team members to get practical experience teaching.  We arrange advanced maneuvers and emergency training through our partners for intermediate pilots too.  We also offer advanced PPG mountain / high altitude / cross country courses for our students.  As well as offering free-flight transition courses in Utah and will be offering guided Paragliding tours in Mexico beginning Winter of 2016!

If you’re not able to make this course – don’t sweat it!  We’re going to be a bit preoccupied with the Icarus Trophy 2015 through the Fall, but will pick up our training schedule with sessions in late November and late January.

The “Team” in Team Fly Halo refers to the way we conduct our biz. When you join Team Fy Halo, you’re part of a community that perpetuates better, safer flying and a more enjoyable experience.  We want you to grow with us, and it starts with making sure everyone is a good fit for our team – driven, intelligent, and understands the value in above-average instruction and equipment.

If that sounds like you, drop us a note at [email protected] or call us at 855-FLY-HALO today and say hello!

Last Call – July Paramotor Training with Team Fly Halo

In a strange turn of events, we’ve thrown together an impromptu class for a small group of folks who needed specific dates – July 13th -22nd.  We’ve taken inventory, and think we can accommodate one or two extra students.  So if the summer of 2015 is the summer for you to learn paramotoring, and if you are one of those strange people who can take ten days off on a week’s notice, and if you think you would fit into our team; shoot us an email or give us a call right away!

The Fly Halo experience is a different one altogether.  We come together for these clinics spending hours and hours practicing day after day for a reason – you learn quick, and you learn thoroughly.  Other schools might be a better pace for some, working on your skills and ratings on weekends until you’ve accumulated enough time to be on your own.  But with Team Fly Halo you come together in a group setting and fully immerse yourself in paramotoring for ten days, which we’ve found to be the best way to get next-level skills and keep them.

FraserOur ground school covers looking into your specific flying area and educating you on all the possible nuances, and gives you a comprehensive approach to starting out your flying career.  Our students follow-up by staying in touch after initial training, working on their advanced ratings, and getting mentorship through constant communication with their instructors and other team members in their area.  Fly Halo students have an excellent success rate, as we feel they are more well-rounded by the time they become fully-fledged pilots.

If all that makes sense to you, have a look at the highlight reel of our “antics” in the last class – this experience is unforgettable and an absolute blast.  If you can’t make this class – don’t feel bad, it would be weird if you could on such short notice.  Get in touch with us to find out when the next class will be, tell us a bit about yourself, and start planning or an unforgettable experience followed by a life-changing new sport!

Team Fly Halo training – May 1st – 10th

If you’ve been thinking about jumping into this sport with both feet, there’s never a better time than right now! Get started off right this season with Team Fly Halo’s proven method of paramotor training.

Starting May 1st, a new crew will begin ten intense days of training filled with tons of ground-handling, free-flying experience, guided solo flights, aerodynamics, emergency training, flight fundamentals, meteorology, flight regulations, and many other subjects.

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Of course, one of the unique things about our training is the group environment which fosters stronger retention of skills and knowledge learned by repetition. We’ve found that this “full immersion” path of learning consistently turns out safer and more skilled pilots than the alternative.  At the end of training, you’re armed with the skills to deal with anything the flying environment can throw at you – with a thorough understanding of your capabilities.

We analyze each student’s flying environment as part of training in order to arm these new pilots with their own plan for progression.  That means you go home with a clear plan and goals to work toward to further your skills and keep progressing through the “ranks.”  As a Team Fly Halo member in good standing, you have the option to attend future initial training courses again and again – so you can always come back and brush up on skills or work on new ratings.

So if you’re thinking that 2015 is the year you’re going to start paramotoring, start it off right by getting the most thorough training there is!

 

Paramotor Training Spooky Sesh – October 17-26th, Morro Bay California

Team Fly Halo is gearing up for yet another paramotor training session in Morro Bay, this October 17-26th.   Halloween costumes are optional,  come on out and lets get you airborne!

Please contact us for additional details on the class or any questions you may have @ [email protected] / 855-FLY-HALO

Morro Bay, CA has officially become our training headquarters this year and we will now predominately have classes at this location. In the past we have spread out our events through out the year in California, Oregon and Texas.After teaching in these locations for 2 years, Morro Bay has stood out to us as being the top location for putting out the best pilots. The weather is better and the location is an ideal training environment. We’re all about our students success and we now feel that it’s best reached at our Morro Bay location.

Come join us in Morro Bay from October 17th through the 26th and we’ll take you on one unforgettable flying adventure. Flying in? We can pick you up from San Luis Obispo Airport (SBP).


What does it cost and what do you get?
Our course runs @ $2500.00 and here’s what you get-
Lodging
Transportation
Gear Rental
Equipment Demo’s
We limit each class to 6 total students, 3 per instructor to give as much one on one time as possible.

Please note that we require payment up front for this course.   We typically book accommodations with beach houses and in order to do that, we need confirmation that students are 100% locked in, otherwise we are out some very expensive rental fees.     For this reason, we ask that you try to not to procrastinate joining too long 🙂

For the full details on our course and what we’re all about, please visit our paramotor training page.

Morro Bay Powered Paragliding Training September 19-28

We just can’t get enough of the California coast so we’re heading back again.   We will be conducting another powered paragliding class this September 19-28th.   

Please contact us for additional details on the class or any questions you may have.

Morro Bay, CA has officially become our training headquarters this year and we will now predominately have classes at this location.  In the past we have spread out our events through out the year in California, Oregon and Texas.  After teaching in these locations for 2 years, Morro Bay has stood out to us as being the top location for putting out the best pilots.  The weather is better and the location is an ideal training environment.  We’re all about our students success and we now feel that it’s best reached at our Morro Bay location.

Come join us in Morro Bay from September 19th through the 28th and we’ll take you on one unforgettable flying adventure. Flying in?  We can pick you up from San Luis Obispo Airport (SBP).

What does it cost and what do you get?

Our course runs @ $2500.00 and here’s what you get-

Lodging
Transportation
Gear Rental
Equipment Demo’s

We limit each class to 6 total students, 3 per instructor to give as much one on one time as possible.

Morro Bay paramotor training

The only thing we ask of you to bring to training is a great attitude and be ready to have tons of fun. If you would like to talk with any of our past students about our gear or our operation, please let us know or check out our training testimonials page.

At this time, Team Fly Halo can administer USPPA ratings PPG1 – PPG3, and USHPA ratings P1 – P4.  Team Fly Halo Members will have what they need to be successful toward earning ratings.  A USPPA PPG2 rating (the standard) is very attainable within this time frame.  However this will vary depending upon individual ability, and weather conditions.  Naturally, we travel far and wide to seek the best training destinations to maximize your success, but there are some circumstances that can be out of our control. Students always have to option to come back to scheduled events to earn additional ratings if they desire.

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It’s Official, We’re Going Back! – Pacific City, Oregon Paramotor Training

It’s time to head up the coast to our summertime paramotor training location in Pacific City, Oregon.      Join us for our next training session July 25 – August 3rd.

What does it cost and what do you get?

Our course runs @ $2500.00 for a lifetime of training. What this means is after your initial training, you are welcome to attend any of our courses free of charge.

During your first trip out to us we cover the following:

Lodging
Transportation
Gear Rental
One unforgettable experience

We limit each class to 6 total students, 3 per instructor to give as much one on one time as possible.

The only thing we ask of you to bring to training is a great attitude and be ready to have tons of fun. If you would like to talk with any of our past students about our gear or our operation, please let us know or check out our paramotor training testimonials.

At this time, Team Fly Halo can administer USPPA ratings PPG1 – PPG3, and USHPA ratings P1 – P4.  Team Fly Halo Members will have what they need to be successful toward earning ratings.  A USPPA PPG2 rating (the standard) is very attainable within this time frame.  However this will vary depending upon individual ability, and weather conditions.  Naturally, we travel far and wide to seek the best training destinations to maximize your success, but there are some circumstances that can be out of our control. Students always have to option to come back to scheduled events to earn additional ratings if they desire

Flying in?

The closest major airport is Portland International (PDX). Contact us prior to booking your flight so we can ensure someone will be available to pick you up.

How do I sign up?

Contact us via email  [email protected] or give us a call @ 855-FLY-HALO.    We are looking forward to sharing the skies with you this summer!

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Morro Bay Paramotor Training: May 30th – June 8

UPDATE: Our class is almost sold out.

Flying season is upon us! Now’s the time to get your wings if you haven’t already. Team Fly Halo is conducting another class at our favorite paramotor training location, Morro Bay, CA.

We are limiting this class to 6 students on a first come first serve basis. Please contact us for details on the class and any questions you may have.

Morro Bay, CA has officially become our training headquarters this year and we will now predominately have classes at this location.     In the past we have spread out our events through out the year in California, Oregon and Texas.  After teaching in these locations for 2 years, Morro Bay has stood out to us as being the top location for putting out the best pilots.     The weather is better and the location is an ideal training environment.  We’re all about our students success and we now feel that it’s best reached at our Morro Bay location.

Come join us in Morro Bay from May 30th – June 8th and we’ll take you on one unforgettable flying adventure. Flying in?  We can pick you up from San Jose International Airport.

What does it cost and what do you get?

Our course runs @ $2500.00 for a lifetime of training. What this means is after your initial training, you are welcome to attend any of our courses free of charge.

During your first trip out to us we cover the following:

Lodging
Transportation
Gear Rental
One unforgettable experience

We limit each class to 6 total students, 3 per instructor to give as much one on one time as possible.

The only thing we ask of you to bring to training is a great attitude and be ready to have tons of fun. If you would like to talk with any of our past students about our gear or our operation, please let us know or check out our training testimonials page.

At this time, Team Fly Halo can administer USPPA ratings PPG1 – PPG3, and USHPA ratings P1 – P4.  Team Fly Halo Members will have what they need to be successful toward earning ratings.  A USPPA PPG2 rating (the standard) is very attainable within this time frame.  However this will vary depending upon individual ability, and weather conditions.  Naturally, we travel far and wide to seek the best training destinations to maximize your success, but there are some circumstances that can be out of our control. Students always have to option to come back to scheduled events to earn additional ratings if they desire.

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