The Café thanks Tilo Holighaus and Bernd Weber of Schempp-Hirth sailplanes for providing Tilo’s SSA 2012 presentation for publication in the Café.
The Café also published a short video of Tilo introducing the Arcus in the SSA 2012 exhibit hall.
Tag Archive for 2012 SSA Convention
by Bill Elliott •
by Editorial Staff •
Few pilots in the world are as experienced as Jim in flying the Sierra mountain wave. In his presentation, Jim describes the hazards of long wave flights, the equipment needed to make these flights safely, and how to adequately prepare for and plan long flights in the Sierra wave. He also recounts several of his many successful flights.