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.
- The Boy Who Flew With Condors
- The Sun Ship Game
- Dawn Flight
- Champions of the Wave
- Sailplane Grand Prix in the Andes
Do you have other movies to add? Feel free to leave a title in the comments below.
- 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.