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Experiences and encounters of an alpine pilot The famous glider pilot Jochen von Kalckreuth... more
Experiences and encounters of an alpine pilot
The famous glider pilot Jochen von Kalckreuth describes his silent flights over the Alps, his lonely hours between firn ice and endless horizons and lets the reader share his philosophical observations from a bird's eye view. In a captivating mixture of field report, narrative and sporting facts, he also records his flying development from his first school start to the longest thermal flight in the world, which made him one of the most famous Alpine gliders. Kalckreuth provides a fascinating insight into the nature of "silent" flying.
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