Flying to the “SemonzoTrofeo Montegrappa”

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9-10-11-12-13 April 2009
Borso del Grappa, Semonzo to be precise, is certainly one of the most famous and popular flight areas in Europe and perhaps in the world.
The numerous take-offs, exposed in all directions, and the wide and easy landings, make it a special place for this discipline.
Its position, in the center of the Venetian foothills and close to the Valsugana, makes it particularly easy to reach.
The qualifying points of the area are in particular:
Ability to fly throughout the year, as take-offs are always accessible even in case of snow.
Short distance between take-offs and landings (about 10 km on average) on all asphalted roads.
Particularly favorable and protected orographic position, which allows you to fly almost every day.
Height differences of the various flights between 500 and 1300 m.
Flight conditions suitable for both newly licensed pilots, who here have an excellent gym to learn safely thanks to the “escape space” constituted by the plain in front of them and the possibility of making numerous flights a day; and to experienced pilots, who can make great cross flights (starting from Semonzo, almost 200 km have been covered).
The holding, at Easter and at the end of October, of two of the most important free flight events in all of Europe.
A tourist office, open every day from 10 to 12, available to those who need information and assistance.
Possibility of numerous alternative activities, both sporting and tourism and food and wine, thanks to the proximity to centers such as Bassano del Grappa (Veneto city of culture 2002), Asolo and Castelfranco, to mention only those less than 20 km away.
In short, there are a thousand reasons to come and fly to Borso, whether you come for just one day, or if you have more time available.
In any case you will indigestion of splendid flights.

Montegrappa Trophy
9-10-11-12-13 April
Under the direction of the Aero Club Montegrappa, the Montegrappa Trophy will also host paragliding and hang gliding pilots from all over the world in the 2009 edition.
The competition will start on April 9th ​​and will take place over the next 5 days in the beautiful setting of the Venetian Pedemontana.
The Trophy, in addition to being one of the “must” competitions in the field of free flight, (it is classified in the FAI calendar as category 2)
it is the most anticipated event of the year because it marks the start of the season for all the competitions in the sector. Hang Gliding Program – Montegrappa Trophy 2009 Wednesday 08 April
18: 00-22: 00 Regularization of registrations Thursday 09 April
8:15 Weather Breafing (Operations Center)
8:30 am Start of transport for pilots to take off (departure from the operations center)
11:00 Task committees and Safety committee briefing (take-off)
11:30 Pilots briefing (take off)
12.00–18.00 competition tests
17: 00-18: 30 Tracks download;
20:00 Provisional ranking of heats
20:30 Dinner for the pilots Friday 10 April
08:15 Weather Breafing (Operations Center)
08:30 Start of transporting pilots to take off (departure from the operations center)
11:00 Task committees and Safety committee briefing (take-off)
11:30 Pilots briefing (take off)
12.00–18.00 competition tests
17: 00-18: 30 Tracks download
20:00 Provisional ranking of heats Saturday 11 April
08:15 Weather Breafing (Operations Center)
08:30 Start of transporting pilots to take off (departure from the operations center)
11:00 Task committees and Safety committee briefing (take-off)
11:30 Pilots briefing (take off)
12.00–18.00 competition tests
17: 00-18: 30 Tracks download
20:00 Provisional ranking of heats
20:30 Dinner for the pilots Sunday 12 April
08:15 Weather Breafing (Operations Center)
08:30 Start of transporting pilots to take off (departure from the operations center)
11:00 Task committees and Safety committee briefing (take-off)
11:30 Pilots briefing (take off)
12.00–18.00 competition tests
17: 00-18: 30 Tracks download
20:00 Provisional ranking of the heats Monday 13 April
08:15 Weather Breafing (Operations Center)
08:30 Start of transporting pilots to take off (departure from the operations center)
11:00 Task committees and Safety committee briefing (take-off)
11:30 Pilots briefing (take off)
12.00–17.00 competition tests
17: 00-18: 30 Tracks download
19:00 Final classification and awards of the “Trofeo Montegrappa 2009”
Expo Montegrappa 2009
11-12-13 April
Also this year at the same time as the Montegrappa Trophy there will be the Montegrappa expo, a unique and indispensable event for all operators in the sector. , will give life to a rich trade fair in the sector, with the presence of the most prestigious companies in the world of free flight at an international level.
Thanks to new synergies, this edition will offer an even bigger exhibition space with new services and opportunities


The covered exhibition area will be over 1000m2 with numerous stands, all set in the wonderful context of the Montegrappa trophy.
The days set aside for the Expo are 11-12-13 April and the location is at the official landing of the Montegrappa trophy.

From this year not only free flight, but they will be present
all sports practiced on Monte Grappa, from Nordic Walking to Mountain-biking and also the typical products will take to the field,
such as honey, cheese, grappa and olive oil. For more information: info@vivereilgrappa.it
Ph / fax +39 0423 910526

information taken from www.vivereilgrappa.it and www.aeroclubmontegrappa.it

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