Book - The Art of Gliding (german & english in 1 book) written by Simon Lemmerer.
â€žThe Art of Glidingâ€œ is an enthralling book that delves deeply into the world of gliding.
Simon Lemmerer, the author, shows readers a harmonious combination of exciting stories and breathtaking photographs documenting over ten years and a thousand hours of gliding in the Alps.
This book provides a comprehensive account of mountain flying techniques for mountain pilots in the eastern Alps, as well as the most comprehensive guide to flying in the southern foehn, with helpful fold-out general maps.
Various eastern Alps flying areas, such as the Engadine and South Tyrol, are highlighted and described in detail.
â€žThe Art of Glidingâ€œ is enhanced by contributions from notable glider pilots. Baptiste Innocent, who flew an FAI triangle over the Mediterranean to Corsica, and Gordon Boettger, who flew 3,059 km in the wave updrafts of North Americaâ€˜s Sierra Nevada in 2023, are among them.
In addition, Werner Luidoltâ€˜s review of the last Barron Hilton Cup and Benni Bachmaierâ€˜s eventful journey to the Matterhorn are included in the book, along with other exciting stories by Clemens Ceipek, Bert Schmelzer, Rudi Schlesinger, and Erich Lemmerer.
Format: 225mm x 310mm
Language: german & english in 1 book