Delta wing, paragliding and paramotor

    The applicable rules for assimilated aircraft (delta wing, paragliding and para-engine) are:

    • Royal Decree 765/2022, of 20 September, regulating the use of ultralight motorised aircraft (ULM).
    • Commission Regulation (EU) 923/2012 of 26 September 2012 air regulation and common operational provisions for services and air navigation procedure.
    • Royal Decree 1180/2018 of 21 September 2018 approves the Air Traffic Regulation.
    • Royal Decree 57/2002 of 18 January 2002 approving the Air Traffic Regulation and its subsequent amendments and amendments.


    For your flight, the following limitations must be met:

    • Operate outside controlled airspaces, restricted, prohibited, on activated hazardous areas, urban areas and agglomerations of persons.
    • Operate according to the visual flight rules (VFR) daytime and in visual flight weather conditions (VMC) minimum visibility and distance of clouds, in any case is prohibited flights in turbulence or marginal conditions. 
    • Maximum pressure altitude of 10. 000 feet, being able to operate between 10,000 and 13,000 feet for a period of less than 30 minutes counted throughout the flight.
    • Use harness or seat belt for flight practice.
    • Helmet use, when the aircraft does not have protection for occupants.
    • Flight conditions must be performed in compliance with Regulation (EU) 923/2012, commonly known as SERA.

    These limitations can be suspended if requested and authorised by EASA.


    Please note that:

    • There is no aeronautical legislation establishing the documentation on board or the aeronautical licence to fly these aircraft. Depending on the Autonomous Community and the sports federation concerned, some document may be required.
    • Appliances do not have to comply with airworthiness requirement provided they are < 70 kg.
    • Flights need not be notified unless suspension of any of the applicable operating limitations has been requested.
    • There are no specific requirements on take-off and landing areas, but they will be limited by the operational conditions of the flight, so if it is an urban area or there are people and can be considered an agglomeration of people, they cannot take off from there.


    Before flying, don't forget to check the following information:



    It is not permitted to fly in controlled airspace, restricted areas (R), prohibited (P) and dangerous areas that are active (D) or over agglomerations of persons or buildings.

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