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Glider Polars and Speed-To-Fly Made Easy

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M631A
$9.95

Wander. This volume makes it easy for you to learn the fundamentals of glider performance polar analysis and speed-to-fly decisionmaking.

Wander. This volume makes it easy for you to learn the fundamentals of glider performance polar analysis and speed-to-fly decisionmaking. The step-by-step approach employed to illustrate glider performance is user-friendly and non-technical. You do not need to know algebra, or geometry, or calculus. In fact, the only math you will be asked to perform is simple arithmetic - addition, subtraction, and division.

Contents
Foreword
Introduction
Choosing A Glider Polar To Analyze
How Polar Curves Are Plotted
Cruising Through Sinking Air
Cruising Through Rising Air
Applying Your Knowledge Of Polar Analysis
Making A Rotatable Speed Ring
Final Glides
Final Glides And Safety
For Further Reading
Variometers
The Soaring Society Of America
Glider Polar Worksheets

Wander. This volume makes it easy for you to learn the fundamentals of glider performance polar analysis and speed-to-fly decisionmaking. The step-by-step approach employed to illustrate glider performance is user-friendly and non-technical. You do not need to know algebra, or geometry, or calculus. In fact, the only math you will be asked to perform is simple arithmetic - addition, subtraction, and division.

Contents
Foreword
Introduction
Choosing A Glider Polar To Analyze
How Polar Curves Are Plotted
Cruising Through Sinking Air
Cruising Through Rising Air
Applying Your Knowledge Of Polar Analysis
Making A Rotatable Speed Ring
Final Glides
Final Glides And Safety
For Further Reading
Variometers
The Soaring Society Of America
Glider Polar Worksheets

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