Burkhard Martens has claimed a new European paragliding record for gain of height. He gained 3,478m on the 10 June 2014, flying from Brauneck in Germany. He was flying a Skywalk Chili 3. The record claim is here. Burki Martens is well known as the author of the free-flight textbooks Cross Country Flying and Thermal […]
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Burkhard Martens, author of the best-selling book Thermal Flying, has published a new book
A new edition of Thermal Flying has been published. The long-awaited second edition has been revised and updated and is now nearly 300 pages long.
Author, pilot and publisher Burkhard Martens has updated the English edition of Thermal Flying. We asked him about the book, and himself
There are a number of factors influencing the recommended safe distance both laterally and vertically when soaring.