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HOW A GLIDER FLIES A REVIEW
PREMATURE TERMINATION OF THE TOW
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accuracy landings aerotow aileron aircraft airflow airspeed indicator altimeter angle of attack angle of bank applicant attempt bank angle base leg Bronze badge cause cloud control stick crosswind deep stalls determine dive brakes Doris Grove downwind landing downwind leg enter Exhibits adequate knowledge feet field landing flight instructor flight manual flight test Flight To Solo flight training glide ratio Glider Basics glider pilot ground gust horizon increase knots knowledge by explaining landing pattern launch load factor low altitude maintain maximum normal nose opposite aileron opposite rudder performance pitch attitude recovery release requirements ridge lift ridge soaring roll rope break rudder runway safe sailplane side slip signal sink rate speed-to-fly spin spiral dive stall occurs stall speed steep turns straight takeoff TASK techniques thermal touchdown tow pilot tow plane tow position tow release tow rope towplane turbulent variometer weight and balance wind gradient yaw string