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    Re: I do miss Gliding

    As a novice, you have to be aware of "stick lift". - the unconscious easing back of the stick trying to hold altitude. You start to climb but lose speed rapidly if you persist.

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    Re: I do miss Gliding

    There were a number of devices to try to compensate for stick lift.

    The simplest was a device in line with the variometer (a gauge that gives the rate of rise or descent) that took into account the glider speed.

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    Re: I do miss Gliding

    The Perlan project is absolutely amazing, thanks for sharing the video.
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