INCLUDES ONLINE, APP AND TV FORMATS!
Perfect for power pilots who want to discover the joy of soaring—or for beginning glider students—this online course shows you “what you should know” about flying gliders. Bob Wander, noted glider instructor and best-selling author, joins the Sporty’s Academy team to take you into the cockpit of several training gliders.
Free demo – Try the course before you buy
With exciting in-flight footage, you’ll see all the maneuvers from inside and outside the aircraft, and you’ll ride along for a self-powered launch, an aero-tow and a winch launch. Also covers aerodynamics, stalls, spins, speed-to-fly, spirals, all training maneuvers, soaring weather (including ridge, wave, convergence and thermal soaring) and much more.
State of the art 3D graphics and animations are used throughout to explain complicated subjects. This comprehensive program will prepare you for your FAA glider checkride and beyond. Total video duration is approximately 1 hour and 36 minutes.
After watching the videos you can then take a review quiz based on content from the videos. After finishing the questions you’ll receive instant feedback on your score and be able to review missed questions.
To supplement the video content, the course also includes the complete digital version of the Glider Flying Handbook. The helpful table-of-contents allows you to quickly jump to any topic.
After successful completion of the course you’ll receive a personalized completion certificate, perfect for employers, insurance renewals or flight schools.
- All-new design uses the latest HTML5 technology
- Works anywhere you have a web browser and internet connection
- Compatible with Windows, Mac and iPad
- Also includes iPhone/iPad app with automatic progress sync
AVAILABLE ON ALL YOUR DEVICES:
Online Course using a web browser – Login here
iPhone/iPad in Sporty's Pilot Training app – Apple App Store
AppleTV app – 4th Generation AppleTV or newer
Android in Sporty's Pilot Training app – Google Play Store
RokuTV App – search for the Sporty's Pilot Training Channel on your Roku device
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