Paul's latest DVD High Performance Thermal Soaring teaches you advanced techniques for catching thermals and flying them more efficiently. You will learn to fly smart and smooth, and develop an understanding of the importance of trim, rudder use, tuning and air reading.
Along with detailed technical tutorials, you will learn by watching one of the world's most talented pilots, 2 time world F3J thermal soaring champion David Hobby. David thermals on camera and describes his every move, teaching you his techniques for successful performance thermal soaring.
David also teaches you some great plane setup and air-calling techniques.
Things You Will Learn More About:
• Air Reading.• Weather Awareness • Flying Seminar With Champ David Hobby • Plane Set Ups For Thermaling • Rudder Techniques • CG and Ballast • Trim and Min-SInk & L/D • Efficient Banking Techniques • In The Air FLight Demos • Lots pro-level tips!
You might think of this DVD as the sequel to the Secrets of Thermals Soaring DVD, with more of an emphasis on advanced flying techniques. Paul covers CG methods, trimming with flight modes, rudder theory, ballast strategies, bank angles, and minimum sink and lift over drag ratio.
As a DVD extra, Paul teaches a tutorial describing my thermal plane set-up. Combine all of these subjects with an hour of David Hobby's teaching, and you have a DVD that contains a great wealth of useful information. Make sure you watch the online video preview trailer to get a good taste of the DVD's high quality.