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Glider Flight - Pylon Racing
thermal detail Pik 3Z glider

north up
Location: Warner Springs, California, USA
Date: 15/12/01
Track Length: 269 km
Credit: Christopher Ashburn
Method: Pik 3Z Glider
Comments: We were not getting very high that day, so I was practicing using smaller triangles within the valley.
You can see with a more aggressive flying style the glides get longer and straighter as the focus is making progress rather than just staying up.

wide angle view