Soaringmeteo - Meteorology for soaring pilots


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Have a look at our free weather models to predict thermal soaring flight conditions (e.g. for paragliders, sailplane and hangliders). There are two forecast types:

There are also many original documents to understand the weather conditions and the use of the tools in this website. The concept of convective boundary layer, also called diurnal planetary boundary layer is extensively used (often not taught in pilot training courses).

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