Soaring Adventure by Mike Fox

Soaring Adventure by Mike Fox
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Soaring Adventure- A guide for club pilots

“I have had a quick read of your book and I love it. It should be recommended reading for all solo pilots taking their first steps away from the circuit.” Andy Davis MBE – double World gliding champion.


Whats in this book?

125 pages of full colour, illustrated by fantastic pictures and a few diagrams. Within this book I hope to inspire you to move on to your own gliding adventure!

Who’s this book for?

Anyone who has mastered the mechanics of flying a glider, and wants to develop their soaring skills beyond flying circuits. Even experienced pilots and instructors may glean some knowledge from these pages.

Overview:

Many people will assume that having an adventure in a glider relies on experience, an uncanny feel for the sky and perhaps a little magic. In fact, there is very little magic fairy dust involved. What gliding really asks of its participants is to take part in a journey. That journey is not only about the techniques you learn along the way, but especially the confidence you will develop as you learn those techniques. That well-founded confidence is what will ultimately take you on adventures that you will never forget.

That’s why I try to explain in simple, manageable chunks, how to gain that skill and confidence and how to continually discover new horizons – literally! I don’t use many diagrams or even much detailed theory. I try to explain techniques using photos of things and stories of flights that I have picked up in my twenty-five years learning this sport.

Click on the links below to download high quality previews of this book.

Chapter one preview

Chapter 4 preview

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Most accessible gliding book Iíve read
Sunday, 20 December 2020  | 

This was definitely money well spent. Fresh, lively explanations that read like your favourite instructor is explaining something over a relaxed coffee in the clubhouse. Too many gliding manuals are dull and dry!

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