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Get all three of our best training videos on thermal soaring techniques for the discounted price of only $39.95. These highly detailed video programs will teach you all about thermal meteorology, air reading, thermal prediciton, and flying techniques.
For the beginner, the Secrets of Thermal Soaring video teaches you all of the basic skills you'll need to start to find and track the invisible columns of rising air gliders use to stay up. You'll 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 find that elusive thermal,you'll learn how to stay in it with the proper bank angle and downwind circling pattern. The program also contains unique footage of actual dust-filled thermals forming and moving with the wind, so you can see what thermals look like. With the skills and techniques taught in this program, you will soon be finding, observing, and catching thermals like an expert.
The High Performance Thermal Soaring video covers more advanced air reading and thermal prediction skills along with plane set-up and flying techniques. World soaring champ David Hobby then demonstrates thermal flying on camera to show you how to stay in lift and how to find it again if you lose it. Soaring subjects covered are CG adjustment methods, trimming with flight modes, rudder use theory, ballast and wing loading strategies, bank angles, and trimming for minimum sink and maximum lift over drag ratios.
The Thermal Soaring Master Class taught by thermal pro Paul Naton teaches you advanced air reading techniques, tuning, and thermal prediction secrets. You'll learn the specialized techniques used by the best pilots in the world to find lift and stay in it. This 2 hour program is the best program available on the more esoteric aspects of high performance thermal soaring for more advanced pilots.
• 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
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