Exploration Glider Flight - Gap-Tallard (05) Southern Alps

To fully take advantage of south alps landscapes.

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The slow ride glider flight enables you to benefit from every aspect of gliding, thanks to its length of time. Never has a flying machine match a glider's performance ! It allows Men to come as closely as possible to the "purity of gliding" of our masters: birds of prey.           

The goal "travel and pleasure" in a glider, is the priority of this flight. The itinerary we will offer, will keep in mind your wishes but mainly of the weather conditions of the day, for comfort and turbulence reasons. There are multiple choices and we will mention together the best compromises. You could even, if you wish, take advantage of the double-controls to introduce you to piloting. We come back from this unique experience with heads full of images, but be careful, this flight is also a type of soft drug that usually lasts.    

For this kind of flight, we use the modern version of gliding thanks to our "independent glider" or "motorglider". This aircraft has its own engine to gain altitude and get himself in the first updrafts before making you taste the "complete gliding".

We recommend this aircraft from people susceptible to motion sickness.

Tips for a greater experience

- Concerning your attire, we advise you to wear a sweater or pullover (do not wear loose clothing), without forgetting sunglasses, a cap or hat. On the day of the fligh, do remember to check that your pockets are empty (no keys, diverse objects, or phone), for safety and comfort reasons.
- If you are a photo or picture enthusiast, you can bring you camera, as compact as possible, which we will ask of you to secure, in order to avoid jeopardizing the controls. Flight schedules can vary depending on the turbulence intensity. We ask of you to precise, during your registration, your aviation experience. It is only a question of comfort.             

Location of flight

Departing from Gap-Tallard. The duration of this flight will enable us to alternate the flights above the surrounding moutains, whether it is the Dévoluy or the outskirts of the Massif des Ecrins, whils flying over the Serre Ponçon lake. This rotation is simply magical. Seasonal practice From 01/03 to 31/10

Seasonal practice

From 01/03 to 31/10

A few things about the flight

Duration of the flight: a minimum of 1 h 15

Departing altitude: 600 m

Average altitude reached during the flight: about 3000 m

Number of passengers: 1 passenger + 1 pilot per aircraft

Maximum height and weight: 1.92 m or 90 kgs

Public: From 12 years

Difficulty level: easy

Take-off location: Gap-Tallard airfield

Motorglider type Sinus, high-comfort two-seater, side-by-side

Price info

30 minute flight : 120 €

45 minute flight : 165 €

This price includes the integrity of the flying performance

Our philosophy

Thanks to this kind of glider, you will benefit from comfort, security and the friendliness and kindness of the instructor as well.

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