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Wadi Rum
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Welcome to Wadi Rum (115) flight site

Place: Wadi Rum, Aqaba

Country: Jordan

Activities: Paramotor

Level of difficulty : Beginners.

Description: Large mud flat located near Bait Alley give good indication of wind strength and direction at time of takeoff.
Options then to fly in open area or into the mountains depending the weather.
Supervision recommended as to when to fly as area can be used to film productions and other activities that may restrict time to fly.
Best time to fly is sunrise to about 08:30 to 10:30 depending conditions and time of the year. Then starts to get bumpy.

Take-off: 0°0′0"N, 0°0′0"E, altitude 850 meters, GR 0 (see in google map).

Landing: 0°0′0"N, 0°0′0"E, altitude 850 meters (see in google map).

Weather and wind at this place: Variable and can be from sedate to extreme desert conditions. Wind can change during flight and quickly.
If light can be affected by thermal. If one direction can increase dramatically and quickly. Good local knowledge and weather forecasts help.

Usually practicable from january until december.

Number of accidents occurred: 0.

Flightsite created on 24 April 2019 by Mark Chick (15308) , and modified on 24 April 2019 by Mark Chick (15308).