New Pilot Page

So you have decided you want to fly sailplanes, welcome to the addiction. RC Soaring can be a lifelong hobby and will it challenge you as a pilot every time you go out to the field. 

Some common sailplane terms:

TD - Thermal duration

DLG - Discus Launch Glider

Hi-Start - A device used to launch planes

Winch - Another device used to launch planes, basically its a giant slingshot

Zoom - a technique used to gain additional height from a launch

Ping - Same as zoom

E-Sailplane - A sailplane equipped
with a small electric motor for launching

TX - Transmitter

RX - Receiver