WHAT DO YOU LEARN?
This combines the 3 day beginner course, 4 day novice course, and 3 day certification course.
At the end of this course, you become a certified pilot with the confidence to be able to fly independently. Specifically, you will learn about:
flight equipment and glider
forward and reverse takeoff
kiting to improve takeoff and ground handling
independent takeoff and landing in different wind conditions
active piloting to improve glider control in the air
figure of 8 turns
weight shift turns
long duration flights
hands off flying
rear riser turns
application of speed bar
ridge soaring rules
This course requires you to complete a set of tasks specified in the certification book under observation of senior flight instructors. This requires that you complete a written and oral examination.
Once your instructor confirms that you have the right training, attitude and aptitude required for flying, you will be certified as a Club Pilot.
COURSE PACKAGE INCLUDES
Harness, glider, radio, helmet
To and from flying site to the school
FOOD AND STAY
Enjoy great complementary food and accomodation
If you feel confident about flying solo at this point, you should consider buying your own equipment. Our instructors can offer good advice on buying your first wings.
After you log 30-40 flying hours. It is recommended that you take the SIV(Simulation In Vol) course to test the limits of you glider and learn to recover from incidents during flights.