Glider Polars and Speed-To-Fly Made Easy

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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.



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Foreword

Introduction

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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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