Radio Program – April 25, 2008 – David Ellis – Gliding

Articles from the Vermont Online Library:

Wings of Silence: Motorless Flight Yields a Touch of the Spiritual. National Geographic Traveler 20.7 (Oct 2003): p.97

Gliding With Precision: When Your Single’s Engine Quits, You Become the Pilot of a Fairly Lousy Glider. How to Make the Most of Your Altitude, the Energy Source now Keeping You Aloft. Aviation Safety Magazine (Oct 2007): p. 4-7

Catch the Wind: How Wind can Keep Gliding Machines up in the Air; Science Experiment. Science Matters: Adaptations, Wind, Space and energy Sources, a Weekly Reader Publication. Weekly Reader Corp. Jan 1993. p. 10 (3)

Catch the Earth Wind! Why Wind Patterns are Different in Different Parts of the Earth; Science Experiment. Science Matters: Adaptations, Wind, Space and energy Sources, a Weekly Reader Publication. Weekly Reader Corp. Jan 1993. p. 14 (3)

all from the Vermont Online Library call and ask for the password for access to 100,000,000 articles!

Once Upon a Thermal by Richard A. Wolters (797.5)

Half Mile Up Without an Engine: The Essentials, the Excitement… by Robert Gannon (Regional)

Free Flight  by Douglas Terman (Regional-Fiction)

SierraSierra by John Joss (fiction, not circulating, loan from D.E.)

Flying Sailplanes by Helmut Reichmann (non-fiction, not circulating, loan from D.E.)

Cross-Country Soaring by Helmut Reichmann (non-fiction, not circulating, loan from D.E.)

The Art and Technique of Soaring by Richard A. Wolters (797.5)

The Joy of Soaring: A Manual of Instruction by Carle Conway (797.5)

Silence on Plane by Bernard Désestrés (non-fiction, not to circulate, loan from D.E.)

Information on local soaring resources

 

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