Soaring Movies

Soaring used to be a popular topic for movie makers in the late sixties and early seventies. Unfortunately not much has been produced since. Check out these classics and “Sailplane Grand Prix” for a modern taste of soaring action.

Do you have other movies to add? Feel free to leave a title in the comments below.

Video Clips

  • Open University – Soaring Achievement (Youtube 28m): An introductory documentary to the sport of gliding. This documentary explains glider polars and the basic physics behind motor-less flight. It also covers a British soaring contest in France.

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