Thread: Learn to glide?
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Old 11th Oct 2018, 12:51
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Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Isle of Man
Age: 68
Posts: 179
Ooh yes - older gliders. If you are lucky your club will have some open cockpit gliders. One of my finest experiences - single seater (Grunau), good high winch launch, straight into a thermal and as I turned I could feel the temperature difference on my face. A very close fitting cockpit so almost no fuselage visible as I looked over the side! Bliss! I've never flown or in an open cockpit powered aircraft but I suspect it wouldn't beat that experience,
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