Rule of Thumb

FLYING A SAILPLANE

If you are above 3,000 feet, stay on course. If you are between 2,000 and 3,000 feet, head for a ...

If you are above 3,000 feet, stay on course. If you are between 2,000 and 3,000 feet, head for a good landing area. If you are between 1,000 and 2,000 feet, pick a landing field. If you are below 1,000 feet, stick to the field you’ve picked. — Ed Byars, glider pilot

01/21/17