This is the original first edition of this must-have book for pilots
The absolute bible for thermalling and cross country flying
Easy to understand photos and diagrams
More than 500 illustrations
Perfect for beginners and old-hands alike
Written by experts
A ‘must have’ for all pilots
Thermal Flying is a comprehensive guide to the art of thermalling and XC flying. This 296 page book is illustrated with clear diagrams and photos to help pilots make sense of the concepts, techniques and meteorology knowledge you need to make the most of each flying day.
Written by highly respected competition pilot Burkhard Martens, Thermal Flying has been translated into English by PWC pilot Mads Syndergard with a bonus section by world champion Bruce Goldsmith.
This hardback book covers all aspects of cross country flying and spells out priceless information on reading conditions and thermal flying like no other book. Thermal Flying is peppered with experts’ tips and the author’s own personal experiences and beautifully illustrated with succulent photographs.
With something to learn, whether you are a beginner or seasoned campaigner, this is a book that should be on every pilot’s bookshelf!
"Just a note to say thanks for the Thermal Flying book – it is the best flying book I have ever come across. I think the best thing is that it has some quite advanced stuff, but is still written in quite simple language which is perfect for simple people like me! All the other more advanced books are really dry and I generally fall asleep by page 3! And the pictures are really good too. I will be recommending it to absolutely everyone."
Rachael, Allez Up Paragliding, France
For transparency, it's worth noting that Thermal Flying does suffer from some publishers’ typographic errors, but the translation is clear and lucid. The original edition was a worldwide bestseller.
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