• Takeoffs: 5
  • Landings: 1
  • Towings: 0
  • Pilots: 9

Hill site for paragliders and hanggliders

The Wank is known for its excellent spring thermals in the outgoing winter. The scenery with a view of the Zugspitze is impressive. Ascent with Wankbahn. Running time is partly very limited. Landing site at the Gschwandtner Bauer. The runway transports kites with a maximum of 5.10m

1. building facilities must not be erected.
2. the take-off sites must be provided with suitable, area-related information boards, which must be designed with the Lower Nature Conservation Authority and the State Office for Environmental Protection, about the protection and danger of the species concerned in the SPA area "Estergebirge".
3) The direct overflight of the ridge to the southeast of the take-off sites is only permitted if the minimum safety altitude is expressly observed.
4) Pilots must ensure that persons in the area of the take-off and landing areas are not endangered or impaired.
5. flying over the lift facilities is only permitted with a sufficient minimum safety altitude.
6. Wank - South take-off area:
a. Persons must not be endangered or impaired by the take-off procedures.
b. Special attention must be paid to supra-regional wind.
7. Wank launch site east-northeast:
a. Take-offs may only be made when there are no pedestrians on the path below the take-off area.
b. Take-offs may only be made in perfect weather conditions. In case of unclear meteorological conditions and wind > 20 km/h take-offs are not allowed.
c. Take-off to the landing site must be in good time and with sufficient altitude.
d. Attention must be paid to valley winds.
e. A briefing is mandatory for all pilots.
f. For high altitude flight training, it is required that the student pilot be in view of the instructor at all times.
8. bank - ramp:
a. Attention must be paid to pedestrians in the take-off area. The endangerment of walkers must be avoided at all costs.
b. Take-offs may only take place in perfect weather conditions. Attention must be paid to strong valley winds, which start already in the late morning.
c. Attention must be paid to rescue flights to and from the hospital (distance approx. 3 km, 208°).
d. To the distant landing site is to be departed in time.
e. The minimum safety altitudes are to be observed.
f. The landing site in the commercial area must be inspected before takeoff.
g. The terrain holder must prepare or adjust the area in front of the ramp before the start of flight operations with paragliders.
9. wank - Rosswank take-off area:
a. Take-off times at Rosswank are generally limited to the time between 10:00 and 18:00 during the winter and courtship season (from 1.11. to 15.5. of the year).
b. From 1.6. to 31.11. take-offs from Rosswank may only be carried out in the period of 2 hours after sunrise and 2 hours before sunset.
c. Attention must be paid to rescue flights to and from the hospital (distance approx. 3 km, 208°).
d. Attention must be paid to crossing pedestrians in the area of the Rosswank.
e. Wind direction indicators shall be installed at the launch site prior to launch.
f. Paragliding students are not allowed to take off until they have already completed at least 10 high-altitude flights in another flying area (no flight order).
g. First aid equipment is required on site.
h. Attention must be paid to supra-regional wind (danger of lee).

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