Tag Archives: Burkhard Martens
Burkhard Martens. Photo: BM

Burki Martens claims European gain of height record

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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Cross Country Flying by Burkhard Martens

Cross Country Flying: The new book from Burkhard Martens

Burkhard Martens, author of the best-selling book Thermal Flying, has published a new book

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Thermal Flying by Burkhard Martens

Thermal Flying: New edition out now

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.

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Burkhard Martens, author of Thermal Flying

Thermal Flying: Burki Martens Q&A

Author, pilot and publisher Burkhard Martens has updated the English edition of Thermal Flying. We asked him about the book, and himself

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Tuesday Tip: Safe distance when soaring

There are a number of factors influencing the recommended safe distance both laterally and vertically when soaring.

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Tuesday Tip: Judging Clouds

Today’s Tuesday Tip comes from Burkhard Martens’ book Thermal Flying and is about judging clouds.

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