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Hang gliding championship

Many people who fly with me, have no idea that there is hang gliding competition and that there is a national circuit, the brazilian hang gliding championship. How is the competition? It's a race, the first rider wins, but it's not just about speed, it's pure strategy. Understand that a delta wing flies 15 meters to descend a meter, if you are at an altitude of 1000 meters you have automonics to fly 15 km, however the chanpionship is 80,100,120 km so it is up to the hang glider pilot to accelerate When it has good altitude and try stay high When you're down. How to get high if the hang glider has no engine, rather than engine the hang gliding pilot looks for upward air currents, called thermals to achieve a height needed to continue the flight and thus complete testing,

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