Name: Shawn Knickerbocker
E-mail: faadpe1604 (at)
Phone: 904 269 5861
Country: USA, FL
Aircraft types : Gliders
Training & FAA Certification on all gliders, including motorgliders.

Company: CFI Gyroplane
Name: Rick Abercrombie
E-mail: speedracerrick (at)
Phone & Fax: Home 770-474-1436 Cell 770-312-1166
Country: USA; State: Georgia; City: Stockbridge
Gyro Types: AAI Sparrowhawk
I offer training from introductory flight lessons, Sport pilot training, Private pilot , commercial pilot and CFI instruction. I train at Covington, Ga. witch is about 30 miles east of Atlanta, Ga.
I have been flying gyroplanes for over 25 years and have over 4000 hours total. I fly helicopters airplanes, gliders and hang gliders as well as ultralights. So if you are flying any of these, I can relate the differences to flying a Gyroplane.
























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If you are looking for a Glider or sailplane pilot anywhere in the world look no further than flight training, trainers instructors international. A glider or sailplane is a type of glider aircraft used in the sport of gliding. UK, USA, South Africa, Some gliders, known as motor gliders are used for gliding and soaring as well, but have engines which can, in some cases, be used for take-off or for extending a flight. Foot-launched aircraft (such as hang gliders and paragliders) are described in separate articles, though their differences from sailplanes are covered below. Gliders have also been used for purposes other than recreation, for example for military purposes and for research. Sports gliders benefit from creating the least drag for any given amount of lift, and this is best achieved with long, thin wings and a fully faired narrow cockpit. Aircraft with these features are able to climb efficiently in rising air and can glide long distances at high speed with a minimum loss of height in between.The two most common methods of launching sailplanes are by aerotow and by winch. When aerotowed, the glider is towed behind a powered aircraft using a rope about 60 meters (about 200 ft) long. The glider pilot releases the rope after reaching the desired altitude. However, the rope can be released by the towplane also. Winch launching uses a powerful stationary engine located on the ground at the far end of the launch area. The glider is attached to one end of 800–1200 metres (about 2,500-4,000 ft) of cable and the winch rapidly winds it in. The glider can gain about 1200-2000 feet of height with a winch launch (about 400 - 600 metres), depending on the head wind. Less often, automobiles are used to pull gliders into the air, by pulling them directly or through the use of a reverse pulley in a similar manner to the winch launch. Elastic ropes (known as bungees) are occasionally used at some sites to launch gliders from slopes, if there is sufficient wind blowing up the hill. Bungee launching was the predominant method of launching early gliders. Some modern sailplanes can self-launch with the use of retractable engines and/or propellers, which can also be used to sustain flight once airborne (see motor glider). Once launched sailplanes try to gain height using thermals, ridge lift or lee waves and can remain airborne for hours. This is known as 'soaring'. By finding lift sufficiently often experienced pilots fly cross-country, often on pre-declared tasks of hundreds of kilometers, usually back to the original launch site. Cross-country flying and aerobatics are the two forms of competitive gliding. For information about the forces in gliding flight, see lift-to-drag ratio. Fibreglass gliders are white in color after manufacture. Since fibreglass resin softens at high temperatures, white is used almost universally to reduce temperature rise due to solar heating. Color is not used except for a few small bright patches on the wing tips; these patches (typically bright red) improve gliders' visibility to other aircraft while in flight (and are a requirement for mountain flying in France).Non-fibreglass gliders (those made of aluminum and wood) are not subject to the temperature-weakening problem of fibreglass,


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