Poggio Bustone is a historic municipality near Rieti. Take-off for hanggliders is at Monte Rosato. Another Take off is at Collinette. Beware of the rules of Rieti airport.
Flying possible from spring to autumn with winds from south to west
- 1 Flying Site
- 1.1 Launch
- 1.2 Landing Zone
- 1.3 Accessibility and Transport
- 1.4 Flight
- 1.5 XC Flight
- 1.6 Regulations and Fees
- 1.7 Characteristics
- 1.8 Further Information
- 1.9 Schools and Clubs
- 1.10 Meeting Place
- 1.11 Alternative Sites
- 2 Surroundings
- 3 Events
- 4 Field/ Travel Reports
- 5 Revision
Coordinates: 42° 30' 54", 12° 53' 0"
Launch Technique: Foot
Launch Direction: SW, SSW
Altitude Difference: 700?
Easy to launch. Steep grass slope, several windsocks, hard to launch with strong western winds
Big enough for some cars and at least 5-10 hanggliders
Launch Technique: Foot Possible for hanggliders?
Coordinates: 42° 29' 7", 12° 51' 20"
Huge, planary landing zone, big/ visible windsock. Please land in the designated area. Big parts of the plain are preserved areas.
parking on landing zone, meet other pilots, the former club's house is no longer operated
Accessibility and Transport
Rieti/ Poggio Bustone
Accessible through: Road
Starting at the landing zone, drive in direction of Poggio Bustone. There is a sign "decollo" ... tarred road. dirt/ gravel road after leaving Poggio Bustone, but driveable with normal cars
Soaring and thermals
Regulations and Fees
Airport Rieti and preserved area
Schools and Clubs
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Continent: Europe, State: Italy, Region: Latium, Province: Rieti, Municipality: PoggioBustone
Poggio Bustone Poggio Bustone
Sightseeing and Activities
Field/ Travel Reports
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