Author(s): Longland S


Gliding is for everyone who has ever dreamt of escaping to thousands of feet above the ground, with a view stretching to the horizon, and barely a whisper to disturb the moment. The book guides you through how to realise that dream and goes on to explore the many opportunities this compelling and beautiful sport offers. Topics covered include:

  • a history of the sport
  • an introduction to gliding clubs, getting started and what to expect
  • an insight into how gliders fly and detailed instruction on how to fly them
  • sections on launching, the cockpit, safety and weather forecasts
  • ideas for cross-country and competitive flying and tips for owning a glider.


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  • : 9781861264145
  • : The Crowood Press
  • : The Crowood Press
  • : books

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  • : Longland S
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