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Dealing With Deflations

They happen to all of us from time to time and all gliders are susceptible to having them. It is without doubt one of the main causes of accidents but often it is not the deflation that really causes the problem it is the reaction of the pilot in trying to control the situation...

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Harness and Comfort In Flight

I believe that your harness is another factor that contributes to a good feeling and thus more confidence and more enjoyment. Below are some points to make you aware of what I think is relevant in harness selection...

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Ground Handling

Here is one of the best and easiest ways to improve your flying.It is fair to say that most of the top pilots in the world have very good ground handling skills; this is not because they are gifted or super humans, it is down to practice...

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Spiral Dives and Stable Spiral

Some gliders, not all, have a stable spiral problem. What appears to be happening is that when a fast steep spiral is induced by the pilot, the wing does not return to normal flight without the pilot doing something...

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Karabiners and Maillon Links

From time to time these do have structural failures and as you can imagine, depending on when this failure occurs, the severity of the resulting situation could be catastrophic. If you are on the ground you are fine and if you are airborne you are probably in big...

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Hone The Feeling

Last year I lost my vario and just never got round to getting another. In the beginning I missed it and realised just how much I depended on it to help me but now I love flying without one and I have no intension of getting another.

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Packing Your Ozone Wing

Packing Your Ozone Wing To prolong the life of your wing and to keep the plastic reinforcements in the best possible condition it is very important to pack the wing carefully. Ozone strongly recommends to use the concertina packing method exactly as shown so that all of the cells rest alongside each...

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