Niederrheinkogel - Halde Norddeutschland Germany

  • Takeoffs: 2
  • Landings: 1
  • Towings: 1
  • Pilots: 2

Hill site and towing site for paragliders and hanggliders

In the middle of the lowlands lies the heaped up coal dump "Halde Norddeutschland". One of the few possibilities for slope launches and groundhandling in the area. Best with southwest wind. Cross country flights possible. Guest pilots are welcome (3 Euro per day). Important: No access with motor vehicles.

Winch towing operations may only be carried out if a marshal, who can see the entire towing and path area, secures the flight operation with radio communication to the launch site / winch. The marshal must ensure that the tow path is clear and that there are no passers-by on the paths or in the vicinity of the tow path and that there is no danger to third parties. The slope path in the NW, which leads to the towing area, is to be additionally secured against unauthorized access.
The winch area must be cordoned off in accordance with the winch operator's regulations.
3. towing is not allowed in crosswind conditions.
4. all pilots are to be instructed in the conditions of this permit and in the special features of the use of the terrain.
5. top landings on the slag heap may only be performed in clear areas. Any danger to persons and pilots must be excluded. 6.
6. during flight operations, it must generally be ensured that persons on the slag heap (e.g. recreationists, cyclists, etc.) are not endangered or impaired. In all other respects, reference is made to the contract of the RVR dated 2.10.2015.

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  • Hang gliders

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