GLIDING: From Passenger to Pilot [NOOK Book]

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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; ...
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GLIDING: From Passenger to Pilot

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Overview


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, and finally ideas for cross-country and competitive flying and tips for owning a glider.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847974440
  • Publisher: Crowood Press, Limited, The
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,222,515
  • File size: 16 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2012

    Darkkit

    Thank you *bows head*

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    Posted November 18, 2012

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    Dreadsun

    Thank you. She dippes he head and pads around

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    Daisylink

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    ObsidianKit

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    Posted December 15, 2012

    Diamond

    Hazellscar...we will rule this clan together. Spearstar gave up we wont.

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    Posted November 8, 2012

    Shadowlightning

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    Posted November 27, 2012

    Destinylife

    I am rping again. Hi spearstar

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    Birdsong

    I would like to join this clan- and possibly be your mate spearstar. I am a golden she cat with bright blue eyes and a kind, loyal, and determined personallity. Even if i cant be your mae i will join this clan. It seems very strong.

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    Dragonflame

    Umm spearstar can i mentor silverkit since echopaw left...

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