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Lesson 8b - The "B" Badge

Lesson Objective

After solo, the Student/Candidate must demonstrate the ability to use lift sources to prolong a glider flight.

Regulatory Requirement

  • Pre-Solo: None
  • Private Pilot Candidate: None

Completion Standards

  • Soaring ability by a solo flight of at least 30 minutes duration after release from a 2,000-foot tow
    • add 1½ minutes per 100 foot tow altitude above 2,000 feet.
  • After the flight, the candidate will submit his logbook for review to a Club SSA Instructor, and he will issue the "B" Badge. 

Further Reading

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