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Mar 17, 2007 | Section II Spreading Your Wings, Chapter 13
Wind Vector Diagram
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|2 pages. One blank Circular
graph for calculating ground speed based on forecast winds aloft with
another page showing an example of how to use it.
Vector Diagram Extra
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updated 2008 Oct
|Another sample use of the above
circular wind vector graph. Using normal paraglider speeds, it provides an
illustration of determining ground speed from plotted ground track and
forecast winds. Thanks to Piotr Krzywdzinski for pointing out an error. It
has been fixed.
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|A graphic form that is to be
usable in flight for anyone wanting to try their hand at dead reckoning as
described in Chapter 13.
The view looking down on a small airport that wound up being my destination
during the 2004 U.S. Nationals in Scottsburg, IN.