Ground school 2022.

The next ground school begins in January 2022. In normal circumstances you can commence practical flying lessons before or after attending Ground School.

 

Ground school begins 4 January, 2022.

The Ottawa Gilder Pilot Ground School will begin Tuesday January 4. Please register by sending a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and indicate whether you need to purchase the reference material.

 

This training fulfills the Transport Canada Ground School requirement and prepares each student for the Transport Canada written exam for the Glider Pilot License. The course is a total of 30 hours; a minimum of 15 hours is required to fulfill the Transport Canada Ground School requirement to obtain a Glider Pilot License (GPL).

The sessions are taught by enthusiastic volunteer glider pilots who always have interesting stories to tell.

When

Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning January 4, ending March 10. Ten weeks total.

Time 7pm to 8:30pm.
Where

Zoom online video conferencing

 links provided when you register

 

Cost $200. Includes an introductory flight in the 2022 flying season.
Payment

You are strongly encouraged to pre-register. Last year, the course was filled to capacity and late admissions were not accepted.

To register, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and indicate your interest.

eTransfer payment required on the night of the first class.

Reference material.

The following supporting reference books are available to purchase at the ground school.

$20 Soar And Learn to Fly Gliders
$60
From The Ground Up (price is approximate)

A message will be circulated by eNewsletter when the costs of books is finalized.

Directions to the venue (pre-COVID19 years)

Contact the coordinator

If you can't find the answer on this page, ask the Ground School coordinator. Send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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