How to Thermals

Thermals develop in and around the hill and while you cant see the thermals, before launching and whilst flying to can look for clues such as birds in a particular spot flying round or cumulus clouds (coming soon).

Once you have gained enough height from the ridge look around for any clues or just go and try to find thermals. If you fly over or through a thermal you will see increase of lift, you should at this point attempt to stay in the thermal by doing tight turns trying not to “fall out” of it.

Thermals will grow and also die after time, they also move along the terrain and up over hills in the direction of the wind.

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