Chris Santacroce talks to us about having a pre-flight checklist and why it’s so important. Every paraglider setup is slightly different but generally the same steps are required.
R – Reserve, is it attached securely?
1 – Helmet buckle
2 – Carabiners locked and loaded
3 – Harness straps, one waist plus two legs
4 – Corners of the glider oriented properly
S – Stirrup and Speed System hooked up
T – Turn direction
A – Air traffic
R – Radio
V – Clean looking V’s on the brake lines
E – Everything else