Hill soaring workshop with Marco

tl_files/Glocknerhof/Modellflug/Aeroclub.pngThe innovation for thermal pilots is continued. We launch another series of hill soaring workshops on the Rottenstein which will be customised to the requirements and wishes of the workshop participants.

The next seminars on the Rottenstein hill soaring area will take place at the following dates:


  • Montag, 13. April bis Samstag, 18. April 2020 - FREIE PLÄTZE
  • Sonntag, 13. September bis Freitag, 18. September 2020 - FREIE PLÄTZE


Course lasts: 4 afternoons from approximately 13.00 to 16.00
Sequence: Arrival on Day 1, Seminar from Day 2 to Day 5, departure on Day 6. Extension and earlier arrival are possible
Price: € 270,- per participant

The price includes participation in the seminar plus all statutory taxes and charges. The price does not include your stay at the Glocknerhof.

Special Weeks 7 nights for the price of 6

05.09.2020 - 18.10.2020
19.12.2020 - 26.12.2020
04.01.2021 - 26.06.2021
04.09.2021 - 17.10.2021

In all double rooms (Categories Komfort, Superiour and Deluxe).
Book online now and make sure of getting this bonus! Please select rate type "Special weeks" on the booking page.

Requirements for attendance

  • Your are able to take off and land a standard model aircraft.
  • Internationally valid public liability insurance for model aircraft
  • Knowledge of hill are soaring not required.

The workshops are run by experienced flying instructor Marco. Changes are possible depending on the weather conditions.


  • Practical introduction to Alpine hill soaring
  • Correct use of thermals and updraughts
  • Use of take-off and landing aids on the hillside
  • Telemetry on the hillside (GPS, Vario, etc.)
  • Correct use of flaps
  • Setting the Crow position (Butterfly)
  • Inspecting and testing your hill soaring glider
  • Joint operation by instructor and students using demanding hill soaring models

Hill soaring workshops, RC Aircraft Building Workshop and flight courses can be booked directly on our hotel booking page under Point 4 “RC Model flying” at the same time as your hotel stay or rooms. If this allocation is already fully booked, please contact us. We will find a solution. Click here to make a booking!

RC aircraft events: You can generally take part in events free of charge and they do not have to be booked specially (in addition to your hotel room).

More links:

Flying RC aircrafts at the Glocknerhof
RC flight school
RC aircraft building workshop
RC aircraft building service
Hobby rooms