Thermal Flying


The essential guide to the art of thermalling and XC flying

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Thermal Flying is a comprehensive guide to the art of thermalling and XC flying.

This 296 page book is illustrated with clear diagrams and photos to help pilots make sense of the concepts, techniques and meteorology knowledge you need to make the most of each flying day.

This hardback book covers all aspects of cross country flying and spells out priceless information on reading conditions and thermal flying like no other book. Thermal Flying is peppered with experts’ tips and the author’s own personal experiences and beautifully illustrated with succulent photographs.

This second edition has yet more input from expert pilots, new pictures and illustrations plus more detailed explanations of coring, soaring technique, the venturi effect, cloudbase height and thermal lifespans.

With something to learn, whether you are a beginner or seasoned campaigner, this is a book that will be at home on every pilot’s bookshelf.

  • The absolute bible for thermaling and cross country flying
  • Easy to understand photos and diagrams
  • More than 500 illustrations
  • Perfect for beginners and old-hands alike
  • Written by experts

“Definitely great reading for all levels.”
Honza Rejmanek, Red Bull X-Alps athlete, meteorologist

Additional information

Weight 200 g