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Understanding gliding

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Derek Piggott is one of the most experienced gliding instructors in the world. In Understanding gliding he passes on his comprehensive knowledge of the sport in an easily understandable form. For those who would like to improve their performance as pilots it is important to know how and why a glider flies, and the author demonstrates, with the aid of his own diagrams, that the basic principles are not in fact complex. What actually happens when a gust of wind hits a glider? What are the rival merits of the various types of brakes and launching methods? What maintains, or disturbs, the stability of a machine? The answers to these and many more questions are to be found in this authoritative book.

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Author(s):
Derek Piggott
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0713655682
ISBN-13:
9780713655681
Publisher:
Black
Title:
Understanding gliding

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Derek Piggott is one of the most experienced gliding instructors in the world. In Understanding gliding he passes on his comprehensive knowledge of the sport in an easily understandable form. For those who would like to improve their performance as pilots it is important to know how and why a glider flies, and the author demonstrates, with the aid of his own diagrams, that the basic principles are not in fact complex. What actually happens when a gust of wind hits a glider? What are the rival merits of the various types of brakes and launching methods? What maintains, or disturbs, the stability of a machine? The answers to these and many more questions are to be found in this authoritative book.

Author(s):
Derek Piggott
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0713655682
ISBN-13:
9780713655681
Publisher:
Black
Title:
Understanding gliding

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