Understand Ridge Soaring [Comprendre le vol de pente]

In the previous episode we have talked about the thermal lift We know that the origins of thermals are linked to contrast of temperature. Nevertheless, when it comes to mountains, glider pilots can also use phenomenons associated to wind. Let’s talk about one of them : ridge soaring Ridge soaring is really simple to understand When the wind blows over mountain it tends to be deflected upwards Generating a zone of rising air directly above the slope Glider pilots just

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The Kelly’s Sliding Glass Door Repair Testimonial

>>Lizette: Hi, we’re here today with Mrs. Kelly and we fixed her sliding glass door at Envoy Point. So tell me what was going on in your door? And how has it been since we’ve came by and fixed it?>>Mrs. Kelly: Hi, well it’s a 100% different. Because when I came over to open the door, I would have to literally give it all I had to even get it to move. And it made a lot of noise, so

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Flying The Hobby King Powered Glider, Bixler 2

Tyler: Here’s Phil and he’s flying the plane in twenty… almost twenty knot gusts with maybe a couple of bigger bursts of air and a lot of wind shear, which has no effect on this plane for an expert pilot, like Phil OK Phil, any words to the camera? (Revs motor) Good luck, Phil! Phil: OK, Thanks (wind noise) (wind noise) (wind noise) Tyler: I think I got that. You’re pretty far away; it’s hard to see. Phil: I’ll bring

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How to Pilot a Glider or Sailplane : Ground Speed & Wind Speed While Flying a Glider

Hi! My name is Gene; I’m glider flight instructor on behalf of Expert Village. Now we’re headed back to the airport at 60 miles an hour against a 10 mile and hour and ahead wind, so our ground speed is approximately 50 miles an hour. How do you know wind speed? I’m just estimating it based on the weather and what I saw on the ground. The higher in altitude you go, the stronger the wind gradient usually is. If

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Split ring through rope to stop lift line at bearing and allow steer lines

okay gotta pretty crude representation of an isotropic mesh lift node. As I see it possibly here. and what you’ve got, you’ve got this Note point, a wheel. Witha bearing in the centre. through the bearing you’ve got 3 ropes A main lift rope which jams on the bottom with this split ring. Now the split ring is through the rope, and it stops it going up to the bearing, but it does allow it to rotate underneath there. Now

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