Full Stall

This article was originally posted on  justACRO. I’ve made a few minor corrections to the translation for readability. Description: The Full Stall (stalling the whole glider) is one of the most important maneuvers, you have to practice it a lot if you want to learn other acro tricks.  Many times when you make a mistake, …

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Thermal Flying Tips

Here are a few  tips to help improve your thermal flying.  1. Listen to your variometer. As you hear its pitch increase, indicating stronger lift, straighten up your flight path a bit so that you fly deeper into the strongest part of the thermal. When your vairos pitch decreases, indicating weaker lift, tighten up your …

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Motorized Paragliders

Powered paragliding is an increasingly popular form of sports aviation. A Powered Paraglider, also sometimes called a Paramotor, Motorized Paraglider or PPG is a truly amazing device. It’s one of the most simple and compact aircrafts ever invented. Most are so small that then can be broken down and put in the trunk of your car. …

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Thermaling tips Learned in Mexico…

1. When thermalling, fly deeper in the brakes.. almost carabiner level.  Better pressurizaton, less pitching, occillations.  I was flying right through a bunch of the juicy stuff and getting tossed over the waterfall on the backside.    2.  When on speedbar, fly with your fingertips on the stabillos.  “Checking” the glider with the stabillo lines in …

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