The Soaring Pilot's Manual, Paperback


"The Soaring Pilot's Manual" advances the reader from elementary flying to confident soaring by clearly and precisely explaining the basic soaring mechanisms and techniques.

Explanatory diagrams illustrate the text throughout, making a complicated subject simple to understand.

Having covered the first steps, the book progresses to cross-country flying and the final section contains exercises that will be found useful for any glider pilot wishing to improve his ability and qualifications.

The latest technology, such as GPS navigation and instrument systems is covered.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 300 black & white line drawings
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Aviation skills / piloting
  • ISBN: 9781847970442



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