Learn to fly Solo

Once you are ready to join us in the air, be sure to get appropriate instruction from a qualified instructor. Both Basic and Advanced Instructors can work with you to get your Novice (P2) rating, which means you are ready to fly on your own! The following is a list of some of the amazing instructors in the Bay Area.

Please note: BAPA has no affiliation with these instructors nor the sites where they teach.

Wallace Anderson

Advanced Instructor, Tandem Instructor
Merlin Flight School
[email protected]
www.merlinflightschool.com

Mike Fifield

P4, Advanced Instructor, Tandem Instructor
Paragliding San Francisco

[email protected]
www.paraglidingsanfrancisco.com
(530) 263-7558

Kim Galvin

P4, Advanced Instructor, Observer
Zephyr Paragliding
[email protected]
flyzephyr.com
(510) 912-3943
(510) 748-0451

Jeffrey Greenbaum

P5, Advanced Instructor, Tandem Instructor, Hang
Airtime of San Francisco
[email protected]
paragliding-lessons.com
(415) 310-7411

Juan Laos

P5, Advanced Instructor, Tandem Instructor
Advanced Paragliding
[email protected]
Advancedparagliding.com
(925) 963-7802

Joel McMinn

P4, Basic Instructor, Tandem Instructor
[email protected]
www.penguinparagliding.com
(707) 758-1078

Jesse Meyer

Lift Paragliding
[email protected]
Liftparagliding.com
(650) 269-9053

Bob Posey

P4, Advanced Instructor, Tandem Instructor
[email protected]

Julie Spiegler

P4, Advanced Instructor
Advanced Paragliding
[email protected]
Advancedparagliding.com
(415) 218-3237
(650) 728-5564

Michael Vergalla

P4, Basic Instructor, Tandem Instructor
[email protected]