This course begins some theory of flight and a first contact with the material, teaching the students to raise and control the glider on the ground (bell control).
Once familiar with the glider performs one or more tandem flights where the instructor teaches the student in situ the behavior that the glider in flight.
On these flights normally the student takes the controls of the glider in flight under the supervision of the instructor.
Having flown in tandem the student begins with calls "short flights" familiar with techniques for takeoff and landing. These flights are low altitude.
Once the student has mastered the takeoffs and landings are passed tallest flights.
The radio contact with the student on every flight from takeoff to landing.
This course teaches the student :
- Flight in slope
- Thermal flight
- Control hood back
And the following security maneuver :
- Downward spiral
- Down with Ears / Apricots
It lasts for two weekends