Online Contest Flights:
Flights we have done
- Current OLC Flights for the Blue Ridge Soaring Society
- List of Flights for the Blue Ridge Soaring Society on Skylines-Project.org
- Visit the New Castle World Wide Turnpoint Exchange for the latest turnpoints (2017).
- To view a larger map of the turnpoints, visit: Google Maps – New Castle Turnpoints 2017.
- A copy of the KMZ file for the turnpoint map can be found here: KML – New Castle Turnpoints 2017.
A tool provided by soaringdata.info was tremendously useful in generating this map.
References / Education
A collections of resources for learning XC.
Kai Gertsen’s Teachings
Good reading for aspiring XC pilots.
Introduction to Cross-Country Soaring (PDF)
Off-Airport Landings (PDF)
Mid-Atlantic Winter Soaring slides by Baudouin Litt:
A walkthrough of Baud’s winter ridge/wave flying process.
PDFs: Part A, Part B, Part C