Posts Tagged ‘Meteorology’


by Paragliding Info Adminon 01/10/2014
Learn&Fly is a basic glider, airplane, helicopter, hang glider and paraglider pilot’s knowledge base online. A website, where you will find all necessary knowledge, which you need to take off – both handbooks, brochures and pilot’s operating handbooks. On-line PDF articles and books on the art of gliding. Website | Facebook Share the info on...

Airflow Explained by Moving Image Infogram

by Paragliding Info Adminon 16/04/2014
This simple and silent video explains with uncomplicated graphics how airflow behaves in different situations and times of day. Share the info on...

Clever°Franke Weather Charts

by Paragliding Info Adminon 11/04/2014
Each year, CLEVER°FRANKE (C°F) publishes a weather chart. In these annual charts, they explore methods to visualise last year’s weather. 2013: We examined the global weather data of ±30,000 weather stations over the past 50 years. This is based on the analysis of 736,995,534 global measurements of the National Climatic Data Center measured in the […]

How the Sun, Water and Mountains affect Wind Patterns

by Paragliding Info Adminon 03/03/2014
Excerpt and illustrations from The Biosphere by Pearson Education, Inc. Uneven Heating of Earth’s Surface Energy from the sun warms Earth’s surface. But because of Earth’s spherical shape, different locations on Earth’s surface receive different amounts of solar energy. Near the equator, the sun’s rays strike the surface most directly. At latitudes farther from the equator the rays […]