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Sky Full of Heat

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Detailed Description

Sky Full Of Heat

Sky Full of Heat

Sky Full of Heat

1. Nine time World Champion and his secrets of success: passion, knowledge and experience. The most extreme side of the extreme sports.

2. Sebastian talks about sailing and flying, his first flights and first competitions, wins and loses, gliders and avionics, safety and taking necessary risk.

3.How to plan cross country flights, how to use thermals, where to look for them, how to win competitions and other tips from the world’s best.

Table of contents

I. My wings
  1. My great grand-fathers meadow...13
  2. Sailing...21
  3. Daedalus...50
  4. Haley...61
  5. Clouds...64
  6. Why are you still alive...72
  7. A war of nerves...92
  8. Winners ...101
  9. "My way"...113
  10. Training eagles...119
  11. Take-off...130
  12. On a roll...136
  13. A stolen title...144
  14. The alps...148
  15. Swamp...162
  16. Click...167
  17. The golden PW-5...172
  18. Princess Diana...1780
  19. Can Kawabata be beaten...195
  20. Doing the numbers...203
  21. Final glide...210
II. Ars volandi
  1. The art of flying...215
  2. Thermal flights ...219
  3. Standard Thermals...226
  4. Blue days...237
  5. Lift triggers...238
  6. The influence of wind on the thermal conditions...249
  7. Wind in the mountains...256
  8. Ridge flying...264
  9. Wave...277
  10. Searching for lift - variometers...298
  11. Observing clouds...299
  12. Birds...309
  13. Dust devils...311
  14. Using thermal lift...312
  15. Runs...332
  16. Final glide...337
  17. Flying in parts...338
  18. A few lessons from sailing... 340

Sky Full of Heat

Sky Full of Heat

Sky Full of Heat

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Wings & Wheels is proud to be the American representative for HpH Ltd, producer of the finest quality 304 sailplanes.

Our staff has over 8,000 hours of flying experience in gliders and airplanes. Wings & Wheels is staffed by Sean, Garret, Miki, Matt and Linda. You will have a friendly voice pick up when you call. Our staff is trained to promptly take your orders and ship your products.

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