Flying Kit

• Wing, Harness, Reserve Parachute
• Glider Bag
• Radio completely charged
• Vario with fresh batteries
• GPS with fresh batteries
• Flight Suit
• Flight Deck
• Oxygen Unit if going over 12,000 feet
• Extra Batteries
• Windmeter
• Alititude Watch
• Compass
• Hook Knife
• Speed Bar
• Camera

Physical Well Being

• First Aid Kit
• Bandana as head covering or sling
• Water, Food
• Sunblock
• Polarized Lense Sunglasses
• Brimmed Hat
• Toilet Paper
• Extra Contact Leneses
• Painkillers

Communication

• Cell Phone Fully Charged
• Push to Talk Radio Switch
• Telescoping Antenna
• Whistle
• Signal Mirror
• Satelite Phone
• Personal Locator Beacon
• Pen and Paper
• Camera flash can alert rescue
• Space blanket can be seen in sunlight

Retrieve

• "Glider Pilot Needs Ride" Sign
• Bus route map
• Bus Phone Numbers
    MTD: 805-683-3702
    Vista: 800-438-1112
• Gas money
• Quarters for a pay phone
• Phone Card

 

Extraction

• Tree Saw
• Map of the area
• Flashlight
• Chemical light sticks (2)
• Tree Rescue Kit
    - 25' of 4mm of static descent line
    - Lightweight descent harness made of webbing and carabineers

• Dental Floss to lower down for rope
• Emergency Blanket
• Lighter or matches
• Emergency contact information

Repairs

• Repair Tape
• Duct Tape
• Extra Paraglider Line
• Pocket Knife

Doug teaches us about tree rescue and rappelling.

Circling Hawk Paragliding