Month: August 2022

125: Western Mountain Soaring & The Deadly Trap of Microburst

Western mountain air often generates super-charged thermals, endless convergence lines, and very high cloud bases – epic conditions for epic flights. On this episode we join Clemens Ceipek from Chess in the Air on a soaring journey over the 55 tallest pe…

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124: Water Landing : An Interview with David Krautter

David Krautter grew up flying at a small airport near Huntsville, Alabama named Moontown. He received his private pilot’s license at 17.  He attended Georgia Tech in Atlanta and studied aerospace engineering.  David got into soaring in 2010 after he grad…

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