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I Have Flown Gliders

Wings, fuselage, rudder, elevator ... everything but an engine! Ever fly a sailplane or a hang glider? We got your group right here! 8 People

    A few years ago I got a pilots license

    for flying gliders (sailplanes), which was a massive thrill as I'd always wanted to fly :-) would love to hear from any other airheads (?!) on here...
    AgeingDisgracefully AgeingDisgracefully 51-55, M May 18

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    Once In A Lifetime

    I had always wanted to fly a glider.After reading some Anne Welch books, my interest was fired up again and this time my wife encouraged me to go for it. I signed up for a weekday course at Lasham with Derek Piggott. Ist day mainly theory as weather non too good. Next day...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 31, 2012

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    I Was An Airport Brat

    I and my siblings were the airport brats when my dad flew gliders in the early '70s (and for the next decade or so). My logo right now is him flying a Schweizer 2-33 (A, I think). He flew a V tailed Standard Austria also but I don't have any pics of that. As the airport brat I...
    thwya thwya 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 7, 2011

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