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Foundations of Flight: KITING

Kiting – flying your canopy on the ground – is a great way to learn more about how your parachute responds to control inputs

Kiting by Axis Flight School

Instructions for kiting:

  • Laying out the canopy
  • Releasing the brake toggles
  • Front risers in one hand, back risers in the other
  • Filling the canopy with air
  • Launching
  • Flying
  • Tricks

Foundations of Flight

Watch Axis Foundations of Flight Video Tutorials here