Wingtips

  1. Wingtips: What tracklogs can tell you

    Wingtips: What tracklogs can tell you

    Cross wind launching: If the wind is across the slope, take a step uphill before pulling up or pull the downslope riser first. This encourages the wing to rise pulling uphill giving you more time to control it.  Learn more about crosswind launching.

  2. Wingtips: Clouds that suck

    Wingtips: Clouds that suck

    Cross wind launching: If the wind is across the slope, take a step uphill before pulling up or pull the downslope riser first. This encourages the wing to rise pulling uphill giving you more time to control it.  Learn more about crosswind launching.

  3. Wingtips: Downwind devil

    Wingtips: Downwind devil

    Cross wind launching: If the wind is across the slope, take a step uphill before pulling up or pull the downslope riser first. This encourages the wing to rise pulling uphill giving you more time to control it.  Learn more about crosswind launching.

  4. Wingtips: Flatland distance

    Wingtips: Flatland distance

    Cross wind launching: If the wind is across the slope, take a step uphill before pulling up or pull the downslope riser first. This encourages the wing to rise pulling uphill giving you more time to control it.  Learn more about crosswind launching.

  5. Wingtips: Strong wind launching

    Wingtips: Strong wind launching

    Cross wind launching: If the wind is across the slope, take a step uphill before pulling up or pull the downslope riser first. This encourages the wing to rise pulling uphill giving you more time to control it.  Learn more about crosswind launching.

  6. Wingtips: Active flying

    Wingtips: Active flying

    Cross wind launching: If the wind is across the slope, take a step uphill before pulling up or pull the downslope riser first. This encourages the wing to rise pulling uphill giving you more time to control it.  Learn more about crosswind launching.

  7. Wingtips: Thermaling With Others

    Wingtips: Thermaling With Others

    When thermaling with others, try to follow behind pilots not to the inside of their turn. Rather slow down or widen your turn until they are on the opposite side of the thermal, so you can both help each other with maximising your climb rate.
  8. Wingtips: Cross wind launching

    Wingtips: Cross wind launching

    Cross wind launching: If the wind is across the slope, take a step uphill before pulling up or pull the downslope riser first. This encourages the wing to rise pulling uphill giving you more time to control it.  Learn more about crosswind launching.

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