Hill soaring workshop with Marco
Learn thermal flying at the Glocknerhof
Slope soaring in thermals without an engine has a very special appeal. But what is the best way to do this? If gliding with electric gliders on the level already works reasonably well, just attend our hill soaring workshop.
Under the guidance of the experienced flight trainer Marco, each student pilot gains his first experience on the slope. A theoretical unit is followed by three days of practice directly on the house slope Rottenstein. Marco is happy to respond to the requirements and wishes of the seminar participants.
The next workshop at the hill soaring area Rottenstein will take place on the following date:
Sunday, April 7 to Saturday, April 13, 2024 – FREE PLACES
Sunday, September 29 to Saturday, October 5, 2024 – FREE PLACES
Duration: 4 afternoons from approx. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Schedule: Arrival until Sunday evening, seminar from Monday to Thursday, Friday is substitute day.
Price: € 320 per participant
Special weeks 7=6*
|04.01.2023 – 24.06.2023|
|02.09.2023 – 15.10.2023|
|19.12.2023 – 26.12.2023|
|06.01.2024 – 29.06.2024|
|07.09.2024 – 20.10.2024|
Practical introduction to alpine slope flying
Correct use of thermals and updrafts
Takeoff and landing on the slope
Telemetry on the slope (GPS, vario, etc.)
Use flaps correctly
Setting the crow position (Butterfly)
Checking and flying in your hang glider
Teacher-student operation with sophisticated slope models
Included in the price
The price includes the participation in the workshop, as well as all legal taxes and duties. For hotel guests the use of the slope is already included. The stay at the Glocknerhof is not yet included in this price.
Requirements for participation
- Safe landing of a standard flight model
- A valid liability insurance for model flight
- Model identification number
Slope flying skills are not required.
For inexperienced pilots, instructor-student operation on the slope is possible after consultation.
The workshops are conducted by flight instructor Marco. Changes are possible due to weather conditions.
*Stay 7 nights and pay only 6 nights.
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Other trainings and services
Training with RC aircrafts
Gliding and motorized flying can also be learned at the Glocknerhof: Courses and individual lessons for beginners and advanced pilots are available with RC aircrafts of all sizes. Training sessions are held weekly from Monday to Friday throughout the year.
helicopter can also be learned at the Glocknerhof: Courses and individual lessons for beginners and advanced pilots up to scale flying are possible with 700 and 550 electric helicopters. Training sessions are held weekly Monday through Friday throughout the year and are customized to the student’s ability.
Aerobatics training with Gernot Bruckmann
Train with the world champion
The multiple world champion Gernot Bruckmann offers a special training for motor aerobatics and glider aerobatics at the Glocknerhof. For four days, the professional will be at your side with his experience and his aircraft hangar as a model flight instructor.
RC Building Workshop
In this seminar you will learn how to build model airplanes. Each course participant builds his own RC airplane during the week. The models are built in wooden construction and covered with foil. The aim of the course is to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of making and repairing model airplanes. Depending on the progress of construction, the models can be flown in with the flight instructor.
Model aircraft building service
Want to fly a special model but don’t have the time, patience or skill to build it yourself? Then we can help you. We build your desired model and you can combine the takeover with a holidays at the Glocknerhof right away. Here you get more information about the model building and repair service Glocknerhof.
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