THERMAL & XC COURSE

Learn to fly thermals. Beat your personal best.

DURATION

7 DAYS

DATE

MARCH TO OCTOBER

LOCATION

ÇAMELİ / TURKEY

PRICE

USD 950

WHAT IS TO LEARN?

  • In Thermal & XC course, it is aimed that pilots fly safely thermal conditions according to their experience. At the beginning of this course, a total of 5 theoretical lessons are given: Aerodynamics, Meteorology, Equipment, Flight Technique and Emergency Situations.

  • The skills to be achieved in this course:

    • Understanding take off timing and thermal cycles
    • Entering and coring thermals
    • Gliding after the last thermal and finding the next one
    • Understanding meteorology and planning XC accordingly
    • Flying XC within given course
    • Learning to make the most out of flight electronics
    • Understanding the basics of competition flying
  • We mostly make our flights in Çameli region. Depending on meteorological conditions, we may use Çökelez, Pamukkale and Nikfer in the north; Seki and Elmalı in the east; Babadağ, Akdağ and Sinekçibel in the south. Lots of beautiful spots to choose from…

  • Thermal & XC course lasts 7 days in line with meteorological conditions and determined personal goals.

  • In this course, pilots use their own flight equipment. Some equipment can be rented, if notified in advance.

  • Theory briefings are carried out in a classroom, flights are mostly done from Yaylacık Mountain, both in Çameli. Transportation between these and retrieval after each flight are provided by us.

  • Apart from these, travel and accommodation expenses and insurance are not included in the course.

WHO CAN JOIN?

  • Pilots who want to learn thermal flying in a safe environment and reliable conditions.

  • Pilots who want to crack some kilometers in beautiful Southwestern Turkey which is the base for all current national XC records.

  • If you want to extend your trip in Turkey, please take a look at our Active Pilotage & SIV Course held in world-renowned Ölüdeniz.

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