Cross Country Flying: The new book from Burkhard Martens Cross Country Flying is the new book from Burkhard Martens, author of the international free-flight best-seller Thermal Flying. Published in May 2013 Cross Country Flying includes chapters and information on: - Pre-flight planning: how to use technology to maximise your flight - Cross country novices: six rules for beginners - Weather, thermalling and understanding best glide - Need to know: best time to launch, inversions, convergence, crossing valleys, dolphin-flying, tactics, flight analysis, valley winds and more - Expert interviews: Chrigel Maurer, Jocky Sanderson, Ewa Wisnierska and others - How to fly the mountains - A special chapter on flatland flying Cross Country Flying also includes detailed information on how to fly some of the best XC sites in the Alps, including: - Fiesch and the Wallis Valley - Fanas in Switzerland - Pinzgau in Austria - Speikboden in Italy - Greifenburg in Austria - Annecy in France A third section includes in-depth interviews with some of the world's most experienced pilots - Chrigel Maurer - Jocky Sanderson - Torsten Hahne - Mads Syndergaard- - Karel Vejchodsky - Helmut Eichholzer- - Ewa Wisnierska A fourth section includes photo essays on these international flying sites - Quixada, Brazil - Manilla, Australia - Iquique, Chile - De Aar, South Africa - Rift Valley, Kenya - Piedrahita, Spain The book is hardback and 242 pages long. Illustrated throughout with full-page photographs and easy-to-understand simple diagrams, the book is an ideal companion to Thermal Flying, and is a must-have for any pilot serious about learning to fly XC and go far.
I wish you all plenty of wonderful and accident-free cross-country flights!
Hier de link naar zijn website: http://www.thermikwolke.de/