Soaring Information and Resouces

    • Soaring Meteorolgy by Tom Bradbury
      "A Met Guide for Beginners" All about clouds and thermals and how to pick a good soaring day.
    • Turning radius versus speed and bank angle - principles and calculations
    • Theory of Wave Soaring by Tom Bradbury
      "Wave Soaring over the British Isles" - while this is for Britian, its discussion of conditions apply anywhere there is orographic conditions to produce wave - even in Nova Scotia.

The Soaring Pilot

    • Pilot Dehydration can occur when soaring. 
      This gives a recipe for an inexpensive sports drink to help combat the condition.
    • Required Glider Documents
      A list of documents you are should have with you when you soar.