The term paraglio has been coined to describe the act of flying, usually in an aeroplane, that involves a person being catapulted up into the air.
In the 1960s, the sport became popular in the United States after the United Kingdom introduced paraglis to the sport in 1967.
What is paraglo?
Paraglo is the Greek word for parachute.
Paraglo flies like a parachute, but its purpose is to glide.
When a pilot parachutes, he or she will propel themselves with the help of a pair of large blades.
Paragliias can only be landed by the pilot in the parachutes landing zone, or by another person.
A pilot with the Paraglider Association of Australia (PAAs) says it has received hundreds of calls from people wanting to learn more about parachuting, which has been a hobby of his for over 30 years.
The PAAs says it is in the process of establishing a course for beginners to get a good understanding of the sport.
“The PAAS is currently in the planning stages to introduce a course to allow the public to learn about parachutes in greater detail, as well as to provide additional training and support to instructors, pilots and other members of the public,” it said in a statement.
Mr Andrews says there are currently more than 20 paraglinias in Australia.
He has met a number of paragliais, including one in Adelaide.
As for the risk, Mr Andrews says it’s the same as for a regular flight, but you can’t really be sure what’s going to happen.
For now, he says people should just be careful.