Author Archive for Bill Poindexter

Polars and Speed-to-Fly Using the Condor Simulator

Speed-To-Fly is one of the most important pieces of data that competition and cross-country glider pilots require to be successful. Best Glide and Minimum Sink speeds are determined by weight, wind, and air mass conditions. I have two goals in this tutorial. The first is to show you how to use the plane settings in…