SkySchool UAE

Courses

SkySchool UAE is a franchise of SkySchool UK, Europe's leading Paramotor School. The following Paramotor courses take place in Ras al Khaimah during the Autumn and Winter months:

  1. Taster Course - Learn the Paramotoring Basics
  2. Beginner Course - First Solo Paramotor Flight
  3. Intermediate Course - Attain the APPI PPG Pilot License
  4. Pilot Course - Beginner and Intermediate courses combined
  5. Advanced Course - Improve Skills, Safety and Knowledge
  6. ParaTrike Course - Learn to fly a Paratrike
  7. Bespoke Training - Private Courses


1. Taster Course: Open Sky Taster Level

The Taster Courses take place over weekends from 12:00 - 18:00 in Ras al Khaimah and are designed as a gift or for those who are interested in learning how to Paramotor but want to see if it's for them. During the course students will be introduced to the sport and the equipment while learning how to control either the wing or the motor on the ground, depending upon the weather. There is also the opportunity to meet other students and see them do their first Paramotor flights. The Taster Course costs AED 500 and includes all kit, fuel and log books. To make a booking or for further information contact us.

2. Beginner Course: Adventure Pilot Level

The 6 day beginner course follows the first half of the APPI PPG Pilot Syllabus and is designed for complete beginners. Training consists of ground handling, motor usage instruction, basic lectures and normally culminates in at least 1 solo flight. At the end of the course students can advance onto the 6 Day Intermediate Course. The 6 day Beginner Course costs AED 4,695 with all kit, fuel, log books and JAC Membership included. To make a booking or for further information contact us.


3. Intermediate Course: Pilot Level

The 6 day intermediate course follows the second half of the APPI PPG Pilot Syllabus and is designed for intermediates who have either sat a 6 day Adventure Pilot Level course or Paraglider pilots with more than 20 hours experience. It consists of further training such as low level flying, precision landings and cross country tasks. The course also covers further theory including meteorology, air law, navigation, effects of the motor on the wing and more. At the end of the course students should attain the APPI PPG Pilot license. The 6 day Intermediate Course costs AED 4,695 with all kit, fuel, log books and JAC Membership included. To make a booking contact us.


4. Pilot Course: Pilot Level

The 12 day course follows the full APPI PPG Pilot Syllabus and is made up of the 6 Day Beginners course and the 6 Day Intermediate course, as described above. It is designed for complete beginners or Paraglider Pilots with less than 20 hours who wish to attain the full APPI PPG Pilot license. At the end of the course students should attain the APPI PPG Pilot license. The 12 day Pilot Course costs AED 6,995 with all kit, fuel, log books and JAC Membership included. To make a booking or for further information contact us.


5. Advanced Course: Advanced Pilot Level

The 6 day advanced course is designed for pilots who hold an APPI PPG Pilot License and wish to improve their flying skills and knowledge through a series of advanced lectures and tasks, including low level flying, spot landings, dynamic flying, thermalling, reflex wings and cross country flights. At the end of the course Pilots should attain the APPI PPG Advanced Pilot License and have the skills to maximise their flying experience. The 6 day course costs AED 4,695 with all kit, fuel, log books and JAC Membership included. To make a booking or for further information contact us.


6. ParaTrike Course: Pilot Level

We run two types of ParaTrike courses, the 12 day ParaTrike course, which is designed for complete beginners and the 6 day ParaTrike Conversion course, which is designed for qualified APPI PPG Pilots. Both courses are designed to qualify students as APPI ParaTrike Pilots. The 12 day ParaTrike course costs AED 8,245 and the 6 day ParaTrike Conversion course costs AED 5,895. These prices include all kit, fuel, log books and JAC Membership. At the end of either of these courses the Pilot should be capable of flying a ParaTrike safely and competently, without the need for an instructor. To make a booking or for further information contact us.


7. Bespoke Training: Private Courses

This option is suitable for those who live in the UAE and prefer to have private Paramotor and ParaTrike training having purchased their Equipment through us in advance. To discuss this in more detail contact us.


Further Information

We require students sitting a course in the UAE to have their own insurance cover. Dogtag are specialists in insuring adventurous people and we’ve arranged a discount for SkySchool clients using this link. SkySchool's courses in the UAE take place on the coast in Ras al Khaimah on the border with Umm al Quwain. The nearest airport is Dubai which is well serviced by Emirates, BA, Turkish Airlines and more. We recommend students hire a car for the duration of their stay however there is also the option to arrange an airport collection service with SkySchool UAE. Our partnered accommodation is with the City Stay Hotel in Ras al Khaimah which is on the beach and within walking distance of the flying site. Prices start at AED 240 for a twin/double bedroom and breakfast is AED 30. We can put you in touch with the reservation team to receive these discounted prices. Courses start at 09.30 on Friday morning and end on Wednesday afternoon. Students should aim to arrive and depart on a Thursday. Please bring appropriate footwear (ankle supporting boots are recommended), water, food, suncream and suitable clothing for the time of year, including a jacket and trousers as it can get cold while flying. To make a booking or for further information contact us.


APPI PPG & ParaTrike

APPI PPG - SkySchool UAE's Paramotor courses follow the International Paramotoring Association Training Syllabus

APPI ParaTrike - SkySchool UAE's ParaTrike courses follow the International ParaTriking Association Training Syllabus

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