Training gliding

How to become a glider pilot on the Wasserkuppe

Our best recommendation for beginners is Compact glider course with the aim of solitary flying.

In this course you will learn the basics of gliding at an affordable all-inclusive price.

A glider taster course with the first small training flights is suitable for getting to know the flight training.

Our goal is to train our flight students safely and effectively to become air athletes and to support pilots in developing their flight skills.

The flight instructor team of the Wasserkuppe flying school
Glider taster course Wasserkuppe

Trial glider course

During a glider taster course, you will learn about flight training on the Wasserkuppe. And of course you take off on your first flights!
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Glider pilot at the Wasserkuppe flying monument

Compact glider course

Learn to glide: In the glider compact course at the Wasserkuppe flying school, you will learn to fly up to your first solo flights.
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With your flight training on the Wasserkuppe you benefit from many advantages:


Our experienced flight instructors are happy to share their passion for aviation with you.


We adapt our training exactly to your requirements and your level of skill.


We train daily throughout the flight season. You determine your course times yourself.

Top infrastructure:

Benefit from our perfect infrastructure with flight school and restaurant right on the airfield - in the middle of Germany.

Top equipment:

We offer state-of-the-art aircraft, top equipment and all types of takeoff on site.


Thanks to our fair and transparent prices, gliding on the Wasserkuppe does not cost more than comparable hobbies. With us you get a 25% pedestrian discount, then 10% training support up to the license exam.

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Aviation school Wasserkuppe
Wasserkuppe 1a
36129 Gersfeld

+49 6654 364