As a Cross Country reader, you’ll know the value of absorbing knowledge and insights on the ground to help you make those critical decisions when you’re next in the air. You’ll also know how good gear that can help you fly even better.
For YOUR CURIOUS FRIEND
The essential training manual, containing everything you need to know to take you from your first flight to becoming a qualified pilot and beyond. Perfect for that friend you want to get into the sport!
FOR EVERY PILOT
Burki Marten’s brilliant, detailed guide to the art of thermalling and the science of understanding micro-meteorology has helped thousands of pilots. Clear illustrations, clear writing, clear thinking!
IF YOU WANT TO FLY HIGHER…
Windproof shell, 700-fill down, super lightweight mitts that attach to your brakes. Rated highly by all that try them. One size fits all. Revolutionise your winter or high altitude flying!
For the competition pilot
‘A bible’ according to multiple US paragliding champion Nick Greece. Advanced Paragliding by Gavin McClurg is our best-selling book of 2021 bursting with insights into XC and competition flying from over 30 of the world’s best pilots.
For lightweight adventureRs
2.4m, 240 grams, side zips for compression. Perfect upgrade for pilots with lightweight equipment.
For fast progression
“The best book about flying XC I have read” – Jan Lais. Dip into a new chapter each evening!
For the INTERMEDIATE PILOT
Kelly Farina’s guide is especially useful for understanding mountain flying and meteorology. This book offers a systematic approach to improving your flying, whatever level you are at.
For THOSE THAT KNOW
We have a great range of designs that subtly reflect the wearer’s love of flying.
For the racer
The race pilot’s favourite upgrade: compatible with almost all pod harnesses.
For the hard-to-buy-for
Allows access to a range of books and flying products
Browse our full range of products at our shop now and have a restful (or flying-packed) holiday season!