NOTE: The Secrets of Thermal Soaring program is now available as a high quality digital download for only $14.95. Click here to order the download edition.
Learning how to keep your model aloft using only thermals is certainly the hardest r/c soaring skill to master. Period.
I've been thermal flying for over 20 years and I'm still learning and getting better. Thermaling is like that, no one will totally master it, though with some training and lots of practice, you can be one of those guys who always seem to find lift when others can't.
You can't catch a thermal without understanding how a thermal is formed, what it looks like, how it moves, and effects the air around it. Thermaling is all about visualization, and I designed this DVD to help you see the invisible and to predict the complex patterns in the air your plane flies in.
This highly detailed DVD uses over 135 detailed diagrams and live video footage to show you how to find and track these invisible columns of rising air and this video is certainly the fast and easy way to learn thermaling skills.
You learn how to 'read the air', using wind shifts to detect the location and movement of a thermal has it forms and moves across you flying field. Once you learn the skills and techniques taught in this DVD, you will soon be finding, observing, and catching thermals like an expert.
Once you find a thermal,you'll learn how to stay in it with the proper bank angle and downwind circling pattern. And if you loose the lift, you will learn how to fly a proper search pattern that keeps you from flying back into areas of sinking air. The program also contains unique footage of actual dust-filled thermals forming and moving with the wind, so you can see lift that is usually invisible.
• Micrometeorology • Convection & Lapse Rates • Thermal Shapes • Thermal Visualizations • Wind Shift Thermal Locating • Thermal Search Patterns • Ground Signs • Bank Angles & Circling Technique • Wind and Thermal Patterns
For those who fly sailplanes, electric gliders, or Free Flight models, the Secrets of Thermal Soaring training program is the fastest and most complete way to learn about finding thermal lift. As with our other training DVDs, if you don't learn 25 bucks worth of soaring knowledge, just return it for a full refund.
As a special offer, you can get this DVD along with it's companion program High Performance Thermal Soaring for only $44.95. Click here to order the discounted 2 DVD thermal soaring set.
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