Ridge and wave soaring can be quite challenging compared to thermal soaring over flat lands. Ridge soaring in particular tends to involve significantly higher risk due to glider traffic and the proximity of the ground. Get to know the basics in the level of detail required to be safe while having fun above mountainous terrain by watching Frank's animated lecture.
Frank Johann is a pilot at the Adelaide Soaring Club with 29 years' experience. He has run ridge and wave operations for over 25 of those years.
Recorded at The University of Adelaide 09/07/2012.
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