The gliders of Fayence-AAPCA

1st Club de France in the FFVP ranking

Pass his glider pilot certificate

Pass his glider pilot certificate

Obtaining the glider pilot patent:


  • Under the guidance of a referral instructor you will follow the standard teaching method that will allow you to fly alone aboard a glider.
  • You will be following approximately 20 hours of dual-order flight (statistical average observed).
  • After completing at least 10 solo flights, one of which lasts 1 hour, completes the theoretical glider exam and a flight exam, you will get the Pilot Glider Patent.


  • Parental Authorization for minors (14 years to start, 15 years to release, 16 years for BPP),
  • Recommended course for 2-3 months.
  • Perform 3 to 4 day internships for the "Let Go" and first solo flights period.

As an indication for a student ab initio to provide a budget of about 2,000 euros (1,500 euros for under 25s excluding federal scholarships).

The budget:


  • Includes club membership costs and mandatory federal insurance license, flights, flight log, training manual,
  • May vary depending on the student's ability and aeronautical background.
  • Does not take into account scholarships and grants issued for: BIA, release, BPP,
  • Does not include a medical visit to a licensed doctor.

Scholarships likely to be obtained for those under 25 years:

     The Federation Scholarships