SIV Alternative


We offer an alternative siv course for pilots who are wanting to focus on specific siv manoeuvres of their choice.
This gives pilots the chance to set their own siv programme based on what manoeuvres they want to practice or perfect.
This course will co inside with our standard siv course.

Included in course

– 2-5 day course (depending on number of participants)
– radio instruction throughout each flight
– extensive briefing and debriefing with video analysis
– transport to launch via helicopter
– rescue boat
– life vest
– radio and headset for inflight instructions
– 1 x reserve repack
– footage of each flight to take home
– siv sign off for pg 3 if applicable
– t shirt

Manoeuvres covered

– big ears
– asymmetric collapses
– full front collapse
– the above with speed bar
– pitching
– wing overs
– b line stall
– a line stall
– pre stall
– full stall
– tail slide
– pre spin
– negative spin
– spiral dive
– reserve deployment

These manoeuvres will be limited to or exceeded by each persons individual ability and comfort

Pilot requirements

*- pilot must be a member or temporary member of nzhgpa
– pilot must have minumum pg2 licence or equivalent, (Australian intermediate).
– pilot must have own glider, harness and reserve
*- glider must have current wof
*- reserve must have been packed within the last 6 months

*Can be arranged by us prior to course

See our course dates page for our next available course