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7.C. What are the advantages to flying supine?




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This article is from the Hanggliding and Paragliding FAQ, by Joao Geada with numerous contributions by others.

7.C. What are the advantages to flying supine?

Increased visibility (due to the head up position) helps in searching
for active clouds and other pilots, increased comfort, less neck
strain and better abliity to perform windy cliff launches due to the
ease with which the nose may be pointed into the lift vector.

 

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