Tag Archive for Europe

FAI Ratifies New European Record

Hungarian pilot Laszlo Hegedus has been tearing up the record book in Europe this year. His latest record is summarized in the FAI communiqué copied below. The Soaring Café staff join the FAI in congratulating Laszlo on his exceptional flight.

Digital Thermal Map for Europe

OLC Magazine: In early April, 2012, glidinghotspots.eu was launched to provide European glider pilots a platform for exchanging information on the thermal quality of flatland areas. The website provides information on areas that are more likely to generate thermals and solicits input from pilots to improve the quality of the maps over time. Thermal areas…