Transition to Single Seat Gliders

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Transition To Single Seat Gliders Made Easy is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to flying single seat gliders. It will guide you as you make a safe and enjoyable transition into the single seat gliders of your choice and opportunity.

Transition To Single Seat Gliders Made Easy guides you through the following preparations and procedures:

  • The Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) and what information contained in it is important for you to know
  • Storage and maintenance
  • Trailering
  • Rigging
  • Pre-flight inspection
  • Positive control check
  • Ground handling
  • Aerotow launch
  • Free flight maneuvers including glides, turns, slow flight, stalls, thermaling speeds, airbrake operation, and flap operation
  • Patterns and landings.

You can use this book again and again, as you add new single seaters to your logbook in years to come. Whether you are a low time pilot about to make your first single seat glider flight in a 1-26 Schweizer, or you are a 20,000 hour airplane pilot about to fly your 25th type of single seat glider, this book will help you organize your thoughts, learn your glider, discover what to expect from the glider in flight, avoid unpleasant or dangerous surprises, and have many safe and fun flights in single seat and high performance gliders for as long as you fly them.

Author:  Bob Wander

CONTENTS
Introduction
How To Use This Book
A Note To Glider Flight Instructors
GLIDER FAMILIARIZATION & PREPARATION
The Pilot Operating Handbook (POH)
Glider Worksheet
Assembly & Positive Control Check
In The Cockpit
The Instrument Panel
How Will It Feel?
Flap-Equipped Gliders
FLYING THE SINGLE SEAT GLIDER
Takeoff & Aerotow
In Free Flight
Pattern & Landing
APPENDIX
Transition Checklist
The Soaring Society Of America
For Further Reading

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Transition to Single Seat Gliders

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Transition to Single Seat Gliders Overview:

Transition To Single Seat Gliders Made Easy is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to flying single seat gliders. It will guide you as you make a safe and enjoyable transition into the single seat gliders of your choice and opportunity.

Transition To Single Seat Gliders Made Easy guides you through the following preparations and procedures:

  • The Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) and what information contained in it is important for you to know
  • Storage and maintenance
  • Trailering
  • Rigging
  • Pre-flight inspection
  • Positive control check
  • Ground handling
  • Aerotow launch
  • Free flight maneuvers including glides, turns, slow flight, stalls, thermaling speeds, airbrake operation, and flap operation
  • Patterns and landings.

You can use this book again and again, as you add new single seaters to your logbook in years to come. Whether you are a low time pilot about to make your first single seat glider flight in a 1-26 Schweizer, or you are a 20,000 hour airplane pilot about to fly your 25th type of single seat glider, this book will help you organize your thoughts, learn your glider, discover what to expect from the glider in flight, avoid unpleasant or dangerous surprises, and have many safe and fun flights in single seat and high performance gliders for as long as you fly them.

Author:  Bob Wander

CONTENTS
Introduction
How To Use This Book
A Note To Glider Flight Instructors
GLIDER FAMILIARIZATION & PREPARATION
The Pilot Operating Handbook (POH)
Glider Worksheet
Assembly & Positive Control Check
In The Cockpit
The Instrument Panel
How Will It Feel?
Flap-Equipped Gliders
FLYING THE SINGLE SEAT GLIDER
Takeoff & Aerotow
In Free Flight
Pattern & Landing
APPENDIX
Transition Checklist
The Soaring Society Of America
For Further Reading

 

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