You're already flying or you want to learn how to fly? You want to know how to take off, steer, land, fly in the thermals or in the upwind? You have the claim to want to react correctly in every situation? Are you interested in the extreme flight conditions as well as the most important descent aids?
The Flight Engineering book answers all these questions.
On more than 450 pages and 700 pictures and graphics you will learn everything you need to know about the art of paragliding. This book is an indispensable companion for your long journey as a mature pilot.
The second part of the book Paragliding is dedicated 100% to aeronautical engineering and at the same time the main part of the trilogy, which deals with the meteorology of paragliding in the first volume published in 2017 and with paragliding development and aerodynamics in the third volume. With numerous QR codes you get access to many selected and constantly updated film sequences.
Due to the depth of its content, this book is also excellently suited for pilots who have already completed their training and who have been flying for a long time. Three very experienced full-time flight instructors agree on the doctrine.
At 22 years of age, Sinje Meyer is one of the youngest flight instructors of the DHV.
Christina Siegl, 33, has been active in all areas of paragliding training for 10 years and works as a trainer at the safety trainings of the flight schools Glidezeit and Papillon am Lac d'Annecy.
Andreas Schubert, 47, has been running the world's largest flight school since 1994.
The instructor is the training manager for the Papillon team with 45 flight instructors at several flight school locations in Europe. His greatest successes are 10 national championship titles, the Himalayan Expdition 2011 and a 5th place at the World Cup 2013 in Colombia.
The doctrine of this volume results from the immeasurable wealth of experience from over 200,000 papillon flight instructor accompanied flights per year! This volume is the most comprehensive summary of paragliding techniques to date.
See you UP in the sky!
Please note: The book is currently only available in German.