Delta wing, paragliding and paramotor

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

    • Royal Decree 1591/1991 of 15 October 1991 amending Royal Decree 2876/1982 of 15 October 1982 regulating the registration and use of ultra-light-structured aircraft and amending the registration of private non-commercial aircraft.
    • Royal Decree 2876/1982 of 15 October 1982 regulating the registration and use of ultra-light aircraft and amending the registration of private non-commercial aircraft.
    • 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:

    • The flight is carried out in accordance with the VFR rules on visibility and distance from clouds, and flights in turbulent or marginal conditions are prohibited.
    • Maximum height 1000 feet above ground.
    • Flights are not carried out over controlled, restricted, prohibited airspace over activated hazardous areas, urban areas and agglomerations of persons.
    • 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:

    • Weather information: You should check the weather forecast on your route and at the destination aerodrome. You can check this information on the AEMET website by registering with the Aeronautical Meteorological Self Service (AMA).
    • Airspace information: You must know the kind of airspace in which you are going to fly and check the requirements you must meet. You should also check active airspace restrictions or reservations that may affect your intended route. You can view them through the ENAIRE INSIGNIA application.
    • You can also download the pre-flight newsletters using ENAIRE’s ICARO XXI system.



    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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