Thermal Flight :: B. Martens


Finally, here is the translation of the new edition of this reference book which is translated into 10 languages!
The book "Thermal Flight" by Burkhard Martens will be your ideal companion if you want a quick introduction or an in-depth study on the subject.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about thermal flight can be found in the book "Thermal Flight" by Burkhard Martens.
Through his experience, the author offers didactic explanations on :

- the formation of thermals,
- the nature and structure of thermals,
- ancestry,
- windward and leeward thermals,
- the trigger points the clouds,
- make the best use of thermals, temperature gradient, dynamics and valley breezes,
- the polar: how to measure and use it?
- distance flying strategies,
- the advice of Bruce Goldsmith.

More than 500 photos and illustrations with commentary make it easier to understand what would be less easy to understand from the extensive text alone.

Translation : Tejeshar W Magar (any new French version is completely rewritten).

Format: 160 x 235 mm - 256 pages

Editions : Flying Pages Europe

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