High Performance Thermal Soaring

High Performance Thermal Soaring Training DVD

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High Performance Thermal Soaring Training DVD

High Performance Thermal Soaring teaches you advanced techniques for catching thermals and flying them more efficiently. You will learn to fly smart and smooth, and develop an understanding of the importance of trim, rudder use, tuning and air reading.

Along with detailed technical tutorials, you will learn by watching one of the world's most talented pilots, 2 time world F3J thermal soaring champion David Hobby. David thermals on camera and describes his every move, teaching you his techniques for successful performance thermal soaring. David also teaches you some great plane setup and air-calling techniques. I learned a whole bunch of cutting edge techniques from Dave and I know you will be blown away with the information he shares with you.

You might think of this DVD as the sequel to the Secrets of Thermals Soaring DVD, with more of an emphasis on advanced flying techniques. I cover CG methods, trimming with flight modes, rudder theory, ballast strategies, bank angles, and minimum sink and lift over drag ratio. As a DVD extra, you will watch a tutorial describing thermal plane set-up.

Combine all of these subjects with an hour of David Hobby's teaching, and you have a DVD that contains a great wealth of useful information.

What You Get: Our region-free DVDs are produced from the original digital master onto high quality DVD-R media and includes a standard DVD Amaray case and color artwork. 100% player compatibility and world-wide playback guaranteed.

Things You Will Learn About

  • Air Reading
  • Weather Awareness
  • Flying Seminar With Champ David Hobby
  • Plane Set Ups For Thermaling
  • Rudder Techniques
  • CG and Ballast
  • Trim, Min-Sink, and L/D
  • Efficient Banking Techniques
  • In The Air Flight Demos
  • Tons of pro-level tips!
  • And Much More!

Total Run Time: 1h: 45 min

High Performance Thermal Soaring
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