Technical & Operational Training Videos

David Jones shows us how to attach a drogue parachute and shackle to dyneema synthetic rope. This technique is the same one used to join two halves of a broken rope where two splices are used to create the join

Published on Apr 29th 2013

Thermal Soaring presentation by John Clark and Mike Tomlinson at Black Mountains Gliding Club on 31 March 2013. 

Finding, entering, centring and leaving thermals efficiently are vital skills you need, if you want to fly cross country in a glider or sailplane. John and Mike are experienced competition pilots who share their knowledge in a clear and understandable style. They do their best to demystify the art of thermal soaring for those still asking questions like 'which way should I turn?', 'where is the best lift?' and 'where should I look for thermals?' Hosted at Black Mountains Gliding Club in South Wales, UK

 

Published on Jul 15th 2015

A video about how to keep opposite the other glider when thermalling with others. SF25c 2000 and RF4 with both their engines stopped. Mike Fox

Published on Jun 19th 2013

Wave Flying - Lecture

GLIDEOMARAMA mountain flying course November 2012. Lecture presented by G.Dale

Published on 7th Oct 2015

Flight Computers - Lecture

By David Fosdick

Published on 8th Oct 2015

Cross-Country Preparation - Lecture

By David Fosdick

Published on 6th Oct 2015

Understanding Water Ballast - Lecture

By David Fosdick

Published on 6th Oct 2015

How To Use Thermals - Lecture

By David Fosdick

Published on 6th Oct 2015

Weather Patterns, (Australian) - Lecture

By David Fosdick

Published on 6th Oct 2015

Assigned Area Tasks - Lecture

By David Fosdick

Published on 13th Oct 2015

Nutrition, Hydration, Sleep And Oxygen - Lecture

By David Fosdick

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