Cross Country

Cross Country

XC certification means that the pilot has acquired the necessary knowledge and skills to perform his first autonomous cross country flights.

The course is based on weather forecasting including atmosphere instability analysis, knowledge of glider’s performance and how to use it, improvement of thermalling skills, ability to land in unknown terrain, improvement of stress control and good risk evaluation.

Basic SIV certification is recommended to enter the course.

Certification issued by an APPI XC instructor.

To enroll in APPI Dynamic Soaring Certification, you must be certified as an APPI 3 Pilot or equivalence.