Instructor Resources

This page lists many of the resources that are available for instructors. Please visit the BGA website library for a full list of all documents held that may be of particular interest to instructors – both current and prospective. Scroll down to see all the resources available.

Threat and Error Management in Gliding

There is a three part explanation of TEM in gliding available here.

BGA Instructor Manual, Edition 4, 2017

Download the complete manual

Download individual sections:

Field Landing Training

Find useful detail on the ‘Field Landing’ webpage.

There’s guidance here on safely operating motor gliders including during field landing training.

Inexperienced Solo Pilot Briefing Topics

This leaflet includes topics that could be used in an inexperienced solo pilot pre-flight briefing.

Demonstration Videos

BGA Patter for the Basic Exercises

B Module Example Pre-flight Briefing and Exercise:
Further Stalling – Stalling Speed Increases in a Turn

Audio files

BGA Patter for the Basic Exercises

Use the link button below for a direct link – you may have to click it, then right click on the resulting page and select ‘Download Link Target’, ‘Save As’, or similar, depending on your browser. Alternatively, you can stream the content right here by using the player below that.

Download MP3


Instructor reference cards (.pdf)

Right click on the link below, ideally on your mobile device, and save it to be displayed on your favorite .pdf reader. I use ibooks on the iphone. You can save it to the hard drive on a pc and use the usual pdf viewer to display the aide memoir bullet lists and many brand new diagrams by Steve Longland.

Download or view the instructor reference cards here