Cross country aerotowing course

For pilots who want to be towed back after landing out on another airfield to learn how to be retrieved by aerotow safely.

Price: Members £145, non members: £170

Description

Who is the course for?

  • Aerotow current pilots who want to be towed back after landing out on another airfield

Course objectives

  • To learn how to be retrieved by aerotow safely

Course content

  • Briefings on:-
    • launching wing down (if the glider and conditions allow it)
    • towing level technique
    • use of airbrakes on tow
    • descending on tow
    • how to brief the tug pilot
    • threat & error management (TEM)
  • 3 aerotows to 2000 ft, including 15min towing straight and level or descending

Course duration

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

Price

  • Members of Cambridge Gliding Centre: £145
  • Members of other BGA Clubs: £170, including daily membership

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