Gliding through the skies of the Southern Alps
Gliding is in its element here at Gap-Tallard airfield. Known worldwide for its majestic landscapes, deep blue skies, and incredible weather conditions – it’s the perfect region for flying without a motor. Many French pilots and champions come to play in the skies over Gap-Tallard! Now you can try this mythical discipline for a moment of incomparable freedom, and experience the unique feeling of gliding!
From the Gap-Tallard airfield, discover a gliding paradise!
The mountains surrounding Gap-Tallard create a unique playground for gliding. In fact, gliding was the first activity practiced on the airfield in the 1940s! Little by little, the machines and the practice have evolved. Today’s aircraft are maneuverable, modern, and comfortable. Gliding allows you to fly like a bird! It allows you to move with the wind, without motor and without noise. Escape in its purest form!
From March to October, enjoy the diversity of landscapes and colours found here! Sitting next to your pilot, enjoy amazing views of the wilderness of the Hautes Alpes. A breathtaking panorama, unique in France!
Glide across the blue skies of Provence!
Provence is one of the most beautiful regions for gliding in France. Lavender fields in summer, beautiful peachy coloured hilltop villages – just like in the films! The ideal panorama for a moment of calm and contemplation. Meet renowned pilot instructors who’ll be delighted to share their passion with you. Whether it’s for a scenic flight or pilot training, Provence has many surprises in store for you!
Gliding is for everyone. Our experienced instructors know how to adapt to your desires. Opt for a smooth flight, or put the machine through its paces for more intense sensations! You can even try your hand at flying thanks to the dual controls of this intriguing microlight aircraft. Accessible from the age of 10, this discipline is ideal for those who love calm and contemplation. Sitting next to your pilot, share a friendly and instructive moment.
Tried and tested!
“A really very accommodating and friendly team. We postponed the flight several times and it never posed any problem. When we arrived Christophe the pilot took me under his wing to give me all the keys to the flight. Very nice, reassuring and attentive. A big thank you for this unforgettable moment.”
“An hour and a half of happiness flying with Christophe, a seasoned, safe and kind pilot. I was looking forward to this adventure and I was not disappointed, it was fantastic! I will go back next year without hesitation.”