Soaring Tech

Below are a series of postings where I develop some work I did a while ago on mathematically and statistically determining a sailplane’s best L/D and minimum sink speed. Some of them look pretty scary so to avoid too much shock you should probably read them in order.

  1. Introduction
  2. The Polar
  3. The Equation
  4. The Hairy Part
  5. The Alternative
  6. Perfect Data
  7. Are? R? Arrrrr . . .?
  8. The Heavy Lifting
  9. That Sinking Feeling
  10. Finding the Speed to Fly

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