Rules for flying ridges

These rules for flying ridges are from the Glider Pilots Handbook

Slope soaring comes with several procedures to enable
safe flying and to allow many gliders on the same
ridge. The rules are:
1. make all turns away from the ridge;
2. do not fly directly above or below another glider;
3. pass another glider on the ridge side, anticipating
that the other pilot will make a turn away from
the ridge; and
4. the glider with its right side to the ridge has the
right of way. [Figure 10-15]


Author: korkiley

Systems Administrator at University of Vermont (retired as of 7/1/2012) Married Favorite Activities: Condor Glider Online Competition, Developing web sites, making espresso, and keeping a blog

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