School event

Olympic Wings offers an exclusive XC seminar with Ronny Helgesen

School : Olympic Wings

Instructor in charge : Asterios Makrovasilis (10724)

Type : Course

Status : Expired

From : Jun 15, 2019

until : Jun 22, 2019

Place : Mountain Olympus

Country : Greece

Description : XC seminar topics:

Active flying – the way to avoid glider collapses
How to fly together – flying with other pilots
Controlling your flying speed
Safety while flying on a cross country
Advice to keep you safe while flying near clouds and terrain
Reserve parachute – Advise on how to use it and what to do
Tips to help you climb fast and efficiently
Psychological techniques to help you perform at your best
In-depth guides to flying the flatlands and mountains
Skills and tactics to help you fly bigger cross country distances
Straight-forward illustrations to help you maximize flying conditions
Simple explanations of diverse wind and thermal flow patterns and structures
Insights into modern gliders – what do the modern design features mean to the XC pilot


Introduction and establishment of pilot levels
Review of pilot equipment
Area briefing and weather
Daily tasks and group flights with radio support
Daily debrief on individual and group basis
Final assessment and summary

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