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Glider-flying is also practiced at our academy!

Because its practice is quite didactic, we believe that the glider pilot's (GPL) license is a differential in the pilot's curriculum.

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Foto por Daniel Popinga
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The flight is conducted with the help of thermals (“hot air pockets”), which make piloting quite challenging, and help in the training of pilots with great flight sensitivity, the so-called “hand and foot”.

Available sailplanes at Blumenau Flight Academy: 04

PP-KDT (Super-Ximango AMT200) 

PP-FJV (Nhapecan) 

PT-PHP (Quero-quero)

PT-PLV (Grob G-103)

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Specifications:

  • Super-Ximango:

Rotax engine 912A of 80hp
Maximum Take-off weight – 805kg
Cruise speed – 205km/h

  • Nhapecan:

Maximum Take-off weight – 565kg
Glide rate – 28.5:1

  • Quero-quero:

Maximum Take-off weight – 280kg
Glide rate – 27.5:1

  • Grob G-103:

Maximum Take-off weight - 580kg

Glide rate - 37:1

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