Cloud flying course

Learn to fly in cloud!

Price: Members £225*, non members: £250*

Description

Who is the course for?

  • Pilots who want to fly in cloud
  • Pilots who fly in wave and want the confidence to be able to fly through cloud if needed
  • Please note that pilots must have at least 30 hours PIC following the grant of Bronze and Cross-Country endorsements and have the approval of their CFI

Course objectives

  • To learn to fly in cloud
  • To gain the BGA Cloud Flying Endorsement

Course content

  • Briefings on:-
    • control of glider when entering cloud, manoeuvring whilst in cloud and exiting from cloud
    • control during recovering from unusual attitudes and emergency exit from cloud
    • communications with other aircraft when cloud flying
  • 2 hours training plus a 45 minute test in the motor glider

Course duration

  • Half a day, or one day depending upon the conditions

Price

  • Members of Cambridge Gliding Centre: £225*
  • Members of other BGA Clubs: £250*, including daily membership

* When more flights are required to achieve the necessary level of proficiency, then the additional hours in the motor glider are charged at normal members’ rates discounted by 10%

Due to coronavirus, we are not yet taking firm bookings for this course. If you are interested in any of our pilot training & development courses, please complete the advanced booking form here