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Glider Aircraft Thermal Lift Flight (sailplane) is probably the closest thing any human will come to feeling like a bird. Powered only by gravity and air currents, these gliders move silently through the sky, often for hours at a time. Because they have no engines, gliders or sailplanes can be thought of as pure flying vehicles, staying aloft by balancing the forces of gravity, lift, drag, and thrust.

€150 / person

Glider Aircraft Thermal Lift Flight

AVAILABILITY   Glider Aircraft Thermal Lift Flight Calendar is available from booking form above
LEAD BY   FAA certified Flight Instructor
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION   San Mauro di Premariacco, Italy (Googlemaps)
MEETING TIME   Passenger please arrive at least 15 minutes before departure
DURATION   1 hour flight
WEAR/OUTFIT   Comfortable clothing. Sport shoes or sneakers
BRING WITH  Camera or phone 
PRICE   €150 per person
GIFT CARD Make it a Gift

Your experience starts with the qualified instructor giving you a pre-flight briefing which will enable you to understand how the glider is capable of stay airborne for long period of time. Lift, the force that directly opposes gravity, comes from the force of the air on the underside of the wing. In a sense, a sailplane is very similar to a roller coaster.

Both are towed up high and released. They begin to fall and the force of gravity gets them going. Unlike a roller coaster, which continuously loses height, a sailplane can also gain elevation by riding rising currents of air.

Known as thermals, these localized updrafts are caused by air being heated by the warm ground below. When a glider hits a thermal,  it can fly for hours at a time. We suggest Glider Aircraft Thermal Lift Flight also to make a wonderful gift. If the weather is unsafe for any reason, the experience will be postponed. For more information and booking details please contact us.

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What's Included?

Greeting, registration and pilot briefing
Professional pilot and tour insurance
Approximate 60 minute flight in thermal flight
Welcome Hot tea or coffe

Participants Guidelines

Minimum age: 18+
Minimum height: 1.40m
Spectators are welcome to watch the preparation and take-off
Those who are pregnant or have recently undergone major surgery are unable to fly

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Bookings with Alpsndown are valid for 6 months from the date of issue. For more information check terms and conditions policy.


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In case of bad weather conditions, tour will be postponed. Contact our customer service for more info at (0039)-389-651-4885.

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