|Soaring Flight Manual -
by Jeppesen Sanderson and the Soaring Society of America
This book is no longer in print. At right
are links to used copies.
Paperback, about 200 pages
Dimensions: 6.0 x 9.0 x 0.63 inches (153 x 229 x 16 mm), Copyright:
1978, 1979, 1980, 1984
Table of Contents
This was the standard training manual in the USA when I started soaring
in 1990. It does a good job of explaining the principles of
soaring and flight skill necessary for flying sailplanes. It has
been replaced by the Glider Flying Handbook.