EXPLORE ROMANIA, 2018

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Date(s) - 16/06/2018 - 30/06/2018
12:00 am

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GUIDED WEEKS, ROMANIA

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At Free Flight Academy we specialise in organising paragliding trips to new locations and Romania has been on our radar for a while. In late 2016 the Free Flight Academy team went to explore the Harghita county which is part of the Transylvania region near Iasi and having fallen in love with the area we are ran three guided weeks in  2017. Due to the feedback and popularity of the trip we are heading back in 2018!

This stunning XC playground is relatively unexplored by UK pilots but the sites we visited are suitable for both XC pros and beginners alike so it really is a location that will tick boxes for every pilot.

Local pilots think nothing of completing 80KM flights and with the terrain below providing plenty of large grassy landing options in all directions, it is an ideal place to practice thermalling or strike out for a new PB.

Our guided weeks will give you the opportunity to experience this incredible region and with two instructors and a group size of no more than seven pilots, this trip offers the perfect environment in which to sign off pilot tasks, practice key skills or just enjoy some relaxed flying.

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Prices & information

The cost of the trip is £650 per person per week

This includes:

  • Pre-trip consultation to identify personal objectives
  • Airport transfers (subject to set pick up and drop off times)
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Transport to flying sites & XC retrieves
  • Tailored instruction and opportunity to sign off pilot tasks
  • Expert tuition, lectures and endless instructor enthusiasm.

 2018 Trip Dates

  • Week 1: June 16th to June 23rd 2018
  • Week 2: June 23rd to June 30th 2018

Some Kit to remember:

2M radio, reserve (repacked in the last 12 months), hat (the sun can be quite strong even in winter) & sunscreen

Flights:

Recommended Direct flights are as follows:

Arrival Saturday: Depart London Luton (LTN) 10:40 am arrives into Bacau (BCM) at 15:50 (flight duration 3hrs 10).

Departure Saturday: Depart Bacau (BCM) 08:30 arrives into London Luton (LTN) 09:55

check: www.skyscanner.net

N.B Pick up and drop off times will be organised to meet the above flights. Should you arrive outside these time we recommend hiring a car as the most cost effective way to reach our base. Please contact us for additional information.

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