Secrets of Thermal Soaring

Secrets of Thermal Soaring
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Paul Naton's Handlaunch Building Clinic - Radio Carbon Art

Learn about the mysterious energies of thermal lift with this exciting and comprehensive training DVD from Radio Carbon Art and soaring expert Paul Naton. Perfect for the beginning to advanced R/C soaring or electric glider pilot, this new DVD is guaranteed to improve your thermal knowledge, flying technique, and air reading skills. If want to learn to soar high and long like the pros, then this video may be one of the best investments you make in improving your skills.

These questions answered: What are thermals? - How are they formed? - What do they look like? - What is the best time of day to thermal fly? - How does wind effect thermals? - How do thermals effect wind? - How do thermals move and evolve? - What ground signs point to a thermal? - What makes a good thermal soaring day?

This film features well over 135 detailed color illustrations and 8000 words of lecture narration covering thermal physics, meteorology, and air reading techniques. The DVD edition features high resolution information graphics that you can freeze frame and repeat interactively. You also can access a special slide show featuring the most crucial diagrams.

Make sure you watch the online Secrets preview trailer available in both Windows Media 9 and QuickTime formats and be sure to read the reviews and customer comments page.

Also included is a fascinating 10 minute video section which documents actual thermals forming, evolving, and moving, all of which are plainly visible thanks to the powder fine soils of Oregon's Willamette Valley. Cool stuff indeed.

EVERY pilot should own a copy of this DVD so they can SHARE and TEACH thermal skills to others. It is an inexpensive way to share knowledge with a prospective or beginner pilot which will greatly help them learn the sport of R/C soaring.

Secrets of Thermal Soaring was produced with Digital Video to the same high professional standards that have made Radio Carbon Art's other soaring films famous world-wide and this DVD comes with a 30 day full satisfaction guarantee.

What You Get: Our region free DVDs are produced from the digital master onto high quality DVD-R media and includes a standard DVD case and color art work.

  • 135 high quality illustrations and diagrams
  • Easy to understand explanations
  • Learn to 'SEE' invisible thermals
  • Thermal shape visualizations
  • Learn to read wind shifts indicating thermals
  • Fascinating footage of actual thermals forming and moving
  • Techniques for flying and observing lift
  • Includes:
    • Layers of Air
    • Sun: Source of All Lift
    • Atmospheric Basics
    • Air Goes Up, Air goes Down
    • The Thermal Cycle
    • Anatomy of a Thermal
    • Secrets of the Wind
    • The Invisible Revealed
    • Flight School
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