Monte Baldo Modell Glider Flying

Monte Baldo Soaring

Getting up to the Monte Baldo (1752m) from the lakeside is easy. The Funivie (Cabin) brings me up to the top and another 10 minutes of walking to the flying spot “Colma di Malcesine”. A huge mountain shoulder with enough space to land even the biggest models.

A fellow model glider pilot told me that he was able to fly DS with speeds up to 350km/h at one end of the shoulder. But as it is easy to get up, the many day tourists make safe dynamic soaring possible only after the last cabin has gone down.

For me, it was pleasant thermal flying and safe landing against the slope with a Shinto J and a Thermik XXXL.

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