Better understanding the sky with Denis Paggen


The book Understanding the Sky by Dennis Pagen will help you unlock the potential of every flying day.  As cross country pilots, observation and analysis of the ever-changing conditions is crucial if we are to stay in the air and maximise our distances. Dennis Pagen's Understanding the Sky covers the macro-scale meteorological phenomena, from pressure systems to the Jet Stream, and also focuses in on the micro-met of everything from thermal formation to wave lift.

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  • A classic – a bestseller when it was first published
  • One of the first books written by a pilot for other pilots
  • Written by Dennis Pagen, one the USA’s longest-serving pro hang glider pilots
  • Explains complex meteorology in plain English, with the aim of helping you fly further
  • Easy to understand text and illustrations

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Weight 0.59 kg