Lesson 5a - Thermal
In our club, most of the flights that last longer than 20 minutes exploit thermal lift to gain or sustain altitude. This lesson plan introduces thermal soaring techniques, predicting thermal behavior, and gives the candidate the ability to locate and use thermal lift. This lesson also will give techniques to return to a lost thermal.
Practical Test Standards for Thermal Flight:
The student must be able to perform
The student must be able to explain:
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