Recommended books

From CUGC Wiki

Beginners' books

While you will be taught theory during your flights with instuctors we strongly recommend you support this with background reading. There are several good books for beginners:

  • The Glider Pilots Manual by Ken Stewart
  • Gliding, From Passenger to Pilot by Steven Longland

Advanced books

More advanced pilots should get:

Complete e-books

For a student on a tight budget there are a number of old gliding books available online for free. Free books tend to be decades old and may have out-of-date information including safety-related guidance. This a section of free complete e-books from the Wally Kahn Library.

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