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Gliding Safety by Derek Piggott Gliding Safety by Derek Piggott
This book examines some of the most common mishaps that can occur on the ground and in the air, paying particular attention to areas such as launches and landings. The author gives expert advice on choosing a glider suited to the pilot's skill and experience and outlines the handling characteristics of specific types of glider. Further chapters are devoted to the problems facing pilots converting from other aircraft and how to minimise the risk of accident in normal and aerobatic flight. Photographs and line drawings throughout. Soft. 208 pages.
£14.95  Buy Gliding Safety by Derek Piggott


Paragliding - The Complete Guide by Noel Whittall Paragliding - The Complete Guide by Noel Whittall
An essential guide to this fast-growing, thrilling sport, taking the reader from an introduction to the basic techniques, through the rules of the sport and the equipment neccesary for the ultimate 'flying' experience. This fully illustrated handbook is written by the secretary of the Hang Gliding and Paragliding Commision of the FAI and includes chapters on piloting, weather, wind and lift, advanced equip-ment, safety, rules and laws, and airspace. Soft. 200 pages.
£15.95  Buy Paragliding - The Complete Guide by Noel Whittall


The Soaring Pilot's Manual The Soaring Pilot's Manual
A sequel to 'The Glider Pilot's Manual' this book advances the reader from elementary flying to becoming a confident soaring pilot. Clear diagrams illustrate the text throughout and make complicated facts seem simple to understand. Having covered the first steps the book progresses to cross-country flying and exercises that will be found useful by any glider pilot wishing to improve his ability and qualifications. The latest technology used in soaring, such as GPS navigation and instrument systems are also covered. With over 300 line drawings. Soft. 384 pages.
£20.00  Buy The Soaring Pilot's Manual


The British Gliding Association Manual - Gliding The British Gliding Association Manual - Gliding
As the official manual of the world-renowned British Gliding Association, this book is compulsory reading for all glider pilots and instructors. Highly illustrated and easy-to-use, this authoritative manual guides the reader through every key subject, highlighting what is 'must-have' information and what is less crucial to provide a comprehensive and cutting-edge resource which can be studied or dipped into as required.

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£25.00  The British Gliding Association Manual - Gliding details Buy The British Gliding Association Manual - Gliding


Glider Pilot's Flying Log Book Glider Pilot's Flying Log Book
This logbook provides a case bound, permanent record of a glider pilots' experience and is suitable for use by students and pilots at all levels. Containing approximately 120 printed pages to detail owners name and address, particulars of licences held, gliding certificates obtained and other qualifications, previous single and dual experience, handling notes, captain operating capacity, place and type of launch, date and time airborne, glider type and registration, and brought and carried forward totals.
£7.95  Buy Glider Pilot's Flying Log Book


Glider Pilots Instructors Checklist Glider Pilots Instructors Checklist
Prepared by Ken Stewart the author of the Glider Pilot's Manual and the Soaring Pilots Manual, this forms a basis of all glider flying instructors' checks during the course of flying training with the students.
£6.95  Buy Glider Pilots Instructors Checklist


Glider Flight Log A5 Size Glider Flight Log A5 Size
A comprehensive yet small flight register for logging flight tasks, take off, release and landing details and weather notes (including wind and thermal strength).
£2.30  Buy Glider Flight Log A5 Size


Soaring Knee Board Soaring Knee Board
This Soaring Pilots Knee Board measuring 125mm x 230mm is manufactured and finished in rigid heavy gauge blue plastic with pen clip. Fitted with spring clip (top centre) for retention and use of Pooleys Glider Flight Log Pads etc. Includes an elasticated Velcro-fastening thigh strap and moulded cushioned back for comfort. Printed with Pre Flight preparation, selected and Volmet frequencies.
£14.95  Buy Soaring Knee Board


Glider Knee Board Glider Knee Board
This glider kneeboard measuring 125mm x 230mm, is manufactured and finished in rigid heavy gauge black plastic. It is fitted with spring clip for retention and use of glider flight log pads etc. Also, includes an elasticated Velcro-fastening thigh strap and a moulded, cushioned back for comfort. Printed white bold lettering that's usefully details pre take off and pre landing checks.
£14.95  Buy Glider Knee Board



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