Re: Tricks: The Side Slip (50%)
- --- In email@example.com, "Murray Hay" <fotoglider@...> wrote:
>This makes a little more sense. Your earlier post said that you
> you NEED to change the heading so the glider actualy
> almost 'points' along the ridge... while it Side Slips out
> from the ridge at about 25kts, tip first.
maintain a heading of 'into wind' and not 'along the ridge'.
I will experiment next time I have some altitude. I don't think I'll
be landing with large asymetrics as I don't see the sense in landing
with one wing when I can have two.
> Thank you. Helps me to understand your perspective.Good (I hope), my perspective is of course based on what I have
directly witnessed since '98 in addition to what the pilots I meet
have told me regarding their 'take' on the BIG diffrence in
One thing we can all agree on is that as long as there is such a vast
gap between the theory used (and so practices) there will always be a
considerable gap in the safety standard of the two groups of pilots.
Yours Murray Hay