News
Articles Coaching Week 15-21 December 2014 Archives

If you are interested in cross country flying at an advanced level, then here is an opportunity to learn from experienced cross country pilots. Your target is to complete at least one 500+ km flights during the week.

FORMAT

The format of the week will be based around morning briefings and lessons, then to practice at an appropriate level for you. The emphasis will be on how to fly, thermal structure, reading the sky and the ground, choosing a path through the sky and how to get faster from A to B. The opportunity to practice what was learnt in a two-seater together with a coach, or in a lead and follow situation will depend on your needs. There will be a series of lectures covering topics such as hydration and nutrition , recovery, strength and conditioning and sports psychology, weather cycles and interpretation, online portals like OLC and Skylines, instruments and loggers, defining your limits and setting up your own tasks for a specific day.

VENUE

The venue will be at Fly Down Under‘s facilities at Stonefield airfield. FDU has an excellent meeting room and hangarage for up to thirty gliders. FDU is focused on long distance flights and has a seven day operation with aero tows during the soaring season from November until the end of February. FDU has a large fleet of high performance gliders such as Nimbus 4DM, Nimbus 3DM, Duo Discus, LS4, ASW20C and Super Dimona at reasonable club-rates. There is luxurious accommodation on site at excellent rates, currently this is $60 per day for a room (two beds, self-contained). Hot meals will be served after flying. Participating pilots can bring their own gliders or make use of FDU‘s fleet. Limited hangar space is available.
 

September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
April 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
  Contact Us | Privacy Policy Created by HLT