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Understanding Gliding

£19.99

Product description

In Understanding Gliding, Derek Piggott shows that the pilot who wants to get the best possible performance fom his aircraft must know how and why a glider flies. With the aid of 148 of his own diagrams, he demonstrates that the basic principles of gliding are not in fact complex, he shows how a knowledge of the reasons for some of the seemingly wayward behaviour of a glider in the air helps a pilot to achieve constantly better results.

This is a book in which one of the most experienced gliding instructors in the country passes on his comprehensive knowledge of the sport in an easily understandable form to anyone who wants to improve their performance as a pilot.

The jacket has light general marks and indentations on the glossy surface; two closed tears to the top of the front, one approx. 1.5cm, the other approx. 1.2 cm. The book has light grey cloth boards, with light bumping on corners and the top of the spine. Former owner's name written in blue felt pen on the front end paper.
Dedication signed by author on title page, with date 23/7/94.

Item details

Added value:
Signed by author
Author(s):
Derek Piggott
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
19.3 x 25.3 cms
Edition:
1979
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
259
Publisher:
Adam and Charles Black
Title:
Understanding Gliding

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In Understanding Gliding, Derek Piggott shows that the pilot who wants to get the best possible performance fom his aircraft must know how and why a glider flies. With the aid of 148 of his own diagrams, he demonstrates that the basic principles of gliding are not in fact complex, he shows how a knowledge of the reasons for some of the seemingly wayward behaviour of a glider in the air helps a pilot to achieve constantly better results.

This is a book in which one of the most experienced gliding instructors in the country passes on his comprehensive knowledge of the sport in an easily understandable form to anyone who wants to improve their performance as a pilot.

The jacket has light general marks and indentations on the glossy surface; two closed tears to the top of the front, one approx. 1.5cm, the other approx. 1.2 cm. The book has light grey cloth boards, with light bumping on corners and the top of the spine. Former owner's name written in blue felt pen on the front end paper.
Dedication signed by author on title page, with date 23/7/94.

Added value:
Signed by author
Author(s):
Derek Piggott
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
19.3 x 25.3 cms
Edition:
1979
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
259
Publisher:
Adam and Charles Black
Title:
Understanding Gliding

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