The Silver Badge

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Wander. A badge as worthwhile as the Silver Badge should be easily accessed by all soaring pilots. Badge Soaring: The Silver Badge . . . Made Easy! makes the Silver Badge more accessible than ever before. It tells you the purpose and the intent of each Silver Badge requirement. You'll study and understand the requirements for:

The five-hour Duration flight

The 1,000 meter Gain Of Height flight

The 50 kilometer Distance flight

The FAI Official Ob...Read more

Wander. A badge as worthwhile as the Silver Badge should be easily accessed by all soaring pilots. Badge Soaring: The Silver Badge . . . Made Easy! makes the Silver Badge more accessible than ever before. It tells you the purpose and the intent of each Silver Badge requirement. You'll study and understand the requirements for:
The five-hour Duration flight
The 1,000 meter Gain Of Height flight
The 50 kilometer Distance flight
The FAI Official Observer and the SSA Awards Coordinator
Barographs and barograms
GNSS Flight Recorders
Weather assessment and flight planning
Off field landings
Submitting the documentation for your Silver Badge
There is even a checklist for each leg of the Silver Badge: Altitude, Distance, and Duration. Each checklist has check boxes for you to use, to check off each item as you prepare for, and fly, your Badge legs.

Contents
About This Book
Note To Glider Flight Instructors
The SSA Instructor (SSAI)
The Preliminaries
The ABC Badge Requirements
The Bronze Badge Requirements
About The Silver Badge
Silver Badge FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
What Material Should I Study?
Silver Badge Requirements
Documenting Badge Flights: The Basics
The Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI)
The FAI Official Observer
The SSA Awards Coordinator
The Barograph
GNSS Flight Recorder
The Barogram
Start Points, Finish Points, & Declarations
Silver Height Gain Flight: 1,000 Meter Gain
What's Required?
Planning & Flying My Silver Height Gain Flight
Checklist For The Silver Height Gain Flight
Documenting My Silver Height Gain
Silver Duration Flight: Five Hours
What's Required?
Planning & Flying My Silver Duration Flight
Checklist For The Silver Duration Flight
Documenting My Silver Duration Flight
Silver Distance: 50 Kilometers
What's Required?
The Ol' Silver Distance Confuzifier
Planning & Flying My Silver Distance Flight
Checklist For The Silver Distance Flight
Documenting My Silver Distance Flight
Reference
Glossary
The Soaring Society Of America
About Bob Wander
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is this book up to date with rule changes made in 2018?
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