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Safety

Technique

Theory & tutorials

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Airborne

See also Clouds in 'Safety'

More useful articles in 'Technique'

Cloud suck - Greg Hamerton l pdf version l Profile

Transitions - Ed Cleasby

vid Flying the sea breeze front - Flybubble

Understanding the Alps - Kelly Farina


Cumbrian XC info

XC info and flight reports in 'Flying in Cumbria'


First Aid

Survival and First Aid Kit - Emma Cassanova


Flights

Antoine Girard soars above 8000m (2016)

Richard Carter flies 300km in the UK (2018)

The Big One (233km) - Kirsty Cameron (2012)

Maurer brothers 220km Alpine XC - 6h 20m

Vincent Talleu loved his first XC


Airspace maps

Airspace maps - WW Soaring Turnpoint Exchange

Airspace Select - mainland UK airspace

Garmin airspace maps by Simon Headford

Flymaster - World airspace and map files


Offline maps

How to use digital topo maps (OS and OSM)

Mapsforge and Garmin vector OSM maps

Memory Map - OS, CAA charts and France

See also 'Apps - Offline maps and navigation'


Online maps

OS maps - Bing maps, 25k & 50k

OS maps - WalkLakes (register for 1:25k)

l OpenTopoMap l Thunderforest Landscape l

Online topo maps for many countries (Dzjow)

 

 

Discussion

The 'disease of numbers' - Paul Gazis

Anatomy of an XC - Ed Cleasby

Flying triangles - Kai Coleman

How to set a PG XC record - Gavin McClurg

Instruments

See 'Flight Deck' for hardware and apps

Declaring flights with a Flytec 6015 - Simon Blake

Instruments for XC and competition - Pat Dower

Flying by numbers (instruments) - Ed Cleasby


Miscellaneous

Landing Out - Where and How?

Tools of the XC Trade - Gavin McClurg l Profile

pdf Print a smiley XC hitching sign to A4

Gavin McClurg's Mountain Masterclass

XC Retrieve l instructions l walk through l


Planning

CANP - Civil Aircraft Notification Procedure

NATS Aeronautical Information Service: VFR charts

See You software - Flight planning and analysis

NOTAM info map

PG XC Flight Browser

XC Planner - Good online tool for plotting routes

Altitudes - What height are you at? Free.Aero


Technology

Ayvri (doarama) - GPS track visualization in 3D

More in 'Apps & online tools'


Tracking & emergency beacons

'Flight Deck' for apps, instruments & beacons etc


XC Leagues

Leonardo - The Global Flight Database

XC League (UK) - PG & HG league tables

XContest - Compare flights from around the world

 

 

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