Home / Learn to Glide Courses / Conversion Course Conversion Course£895.00 From PPL to gliding solo, this is for power pilots who want to expand their flying skills with an understanding of soaring flight. Includes difference training, exploration of the flight envelope and an introduction to soaring. Launches are by aerotow. Conversion Course quantity Add to basket Buy Now Description Description From PPL to gliding solo, this is for power pilots who want to expand their flying skills with an understanding of soaring flight. Includes difference training, an exploration of the flight envelope and an introduction to soaring. Launches are by aerotow, the course includes 32,000ft of aerotow credit, the equivalent of 16 flights, plus ground school, textbook and logbook. All flying to be completed within the 3 months’ trial membership, during which you can take extra flights at club rates. At the end of your course you can join the club for a discounted fee and discover what else gliding has to offer – cross-country, competitions, aerobatics, expeditions. Important Booking Restrictions AGE Normal minimum age is 14. There is no upper age limit but please be aware that the participant will need sufficient mobility to climb into and out of a glider. SIZE Due to the configuration of the gliders and controls, minimum height is 5’ (1.5m), maximum 6’3’’ (1.9m). Minimum weight is 7 stone (44kg), maximum 16 stone (102kg). HEALTH It is your responsibility to declare any medical or other conditions which would affect your fitness to fly. If in doubt, consult your doctor. ALCOHOL We cannot fly anybody who is under the influence of alcohol. The permissible levels for flying are much more stringent than for driving a car. You will be asked to sign a declaration that you have not drunk alcohol within 8 hours of your flight and have not ‘binged’ in the previous 24 hours. Please note: The club will only offer refunds within 14 days of purchase.