Books

 

Pilot Hand Book Hang gliding course book. The Pilot handbook.
Written by the BHPA technical officer Mark Dale, the Pilot Handbook includes all the basic and advanced techniques, flight theory, specialist know-how and background studies that a pilot will require from Novice to Pilot training onwards. Price: £25

Meteorology & Flight (79) Tom Bradbury’s book Meteorology in Flight gives you everything you will ever need to know about the weather. A pilot’s guide covering both large and small scale weather systems, illustrated with line drawings, graphs and satellite photographs, this… Price: £21

Touching Cloudbase (52) DFC Paragliding course  book. Touching Cloudbase by Ian Currer The definitive instructional book on paragliding. It has extensive sections on paramotoring, Tandem flying, choosing equipment, flying in different countries and terrain along with details on expedition flying and acrobatics. The complete BHPA  syllabus up to CP pilot rating is covered including a section on how to pass your exams. Price: £25

Understanding Flying Weather (60) Derek Piggott’s Understanding Flying Weather is a must have for glider pilots. In simple and assessable terms it explains how the atmospheric phenomena works for gliding. Price: £15

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