Ground school 2024.

The next ground school begins in January 2024. In normal circumstances you can commence practical flying lessons before or after attending Ground School.

 

Ground school begins 10 January, 2024.

The Ottawa Gilder Pilot Ground School will begin Wednesday January 10. 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 of attendance 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

Wednesday evenings beginning January 10, ending March 13. Ten weeks total.

Time 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
Where

Ottawa Flying Club

 20 Lindbergh Private, Ottawa, ON K1V 1H7

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Cost $200
Payment

You are strongly encouraged to pre-register.

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

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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