Posts Tagged ‘Thermal’


by Paragliding Info Adminon 09/07/2014
The ThermoCompass software is intended for, contrary to other ones used in paragliding, detecting new thermals. ThermoCompass software calculates the exact direction of the center of a thermal by gradient amplitude and turbulence phase fluctuations, when a pilot’s flight crosses the turbulent area of the thermal. When the ThermoCompass detects turbulence fluctuations in the thermal it sounds like as […]

The Five Star System of Finding Thermals | XCmag

by Paragliding Info Adminon 18/04/2014
Hang gliding and paragliding tips and techniques: Finding thermals: Cross Country magazine’s Bob Drury looks a glide ahead and explains how to assess the potential of thermal sources using the 5 star system. Share the info on...

Video: Serial Cup 2013 Lecture | Drifting Thermal by Marko Hrgetic

by Paragliding Info Adminon 04/03/2014
Serical Cup 2013 Lecture: Drifting Thermal with Marko Hrgetic Matjaz Klemencic‘s Vimeo recording of Marko Hrgetic’s informative lecture on thermal behaviour and how a pilot should behave in thermals. Share the info on...

Thermal vs. Ridge vs. Wave Lift

by Paragliding Info Adminon 27/02/2014
Thermal lift, Ridge lift and Wave lift. That’s just how simple it is. Share the info on...