Initiation in thermal flight in Bucharest

167,00 €

Admire nature like you’ve never seen it before. Now you can accomplish humanity’s greatest dream – to fly naturally, like the birds.

Venue Bucharest

Price for: 1 person

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Experience new sensations, which will show you nature like you’ve never seen it before.

An airplane will tow the glider until it launches. You will fly in a double commanded aircraft, along with an experienced pilot. When the plane reaches the right height, the glider detaches itself and the pilot starts searching for a thermal column (a meteorological phenomenon in which the hot air rises from the ground in invisible swirling which takes the shape of a tornado, but has a significantly lower force than one). Exploiting these thermal columns, the glider will ascend in spirals, along with the current, until it reaches the clouds.

This type of flight bears the closest resemblance to how birds are flying using thermal columns, allowing them to travel larger distances (for birds such as storks) or allows them to get to a higher altitude so that they can hunt (prey birds, such as eagles).

This flight can only take place under weather conditions which allow thermal flight.

Venue: Bucharest, (the airfield is about 16 km far from downtown Bucharest)

Exact location, directions and meeting place will be available to you once you have purchased your voucher(s). This information is listed on Activity Pass- the document which confirms your booking. You must book and complete your activity prior to voucher’s expiry date.

Please have in mind that this activity depends on the weather conditions and on obtaining all the approvals necessary for the flight. The commanding pilot has the responsibility to ensure maximum safety conditions during the flight; therefore he has the absolute authority to decide the interruption or postponing the mission at any time. We recommend you to book your activity in advance so that we will be able to reschedule if necessary.

Voucher valid for: 12 months

How long this activity takes: 20-30 minutes

Minimum number of people required: 1

Minimum age required: 16 years old (minors need parental approval)

Maximum age required: does not apply

Weather: we can’t control the weather; this activity depends on weather conditions

Spectators and Family: are welcome to watch you

More Info:

  • There is a weight limit of at least 55 kg and maximum 100 kilograms/person
  • There is a height limit of maximum 1.92 m ( 6.3 ft)
  • This activity is not recommended for pregnant women or people suffering from epilepsy or from any heart conditions
  • Your transfer to the location is not included
  • You will have to sign a statutory declaration through which you agree to participate in this activity as a passenger and to take the risks this comes with and renounce any juridical pretentions you might have once the flight concludes

This activity is running from May to September, from Monday to Friday, between 9 AM and 6 PM.

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Initiation in thermal flight in Bucharest

Initiation in thermal flight in Bucharest

Admire nature like you’ve never seen it before. Now you can accomplish humanity’s greatest dream – to fly naturally, like the birds.