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The Thermal Podcast

Feb 2, 2021

Welcome to Episode #20 of The Thermal. 

In this Episode of The Thermal, we truly go global. From Australia to Colorado and from Denmark to Germany and the UK. 

You’ll hear about a heart-warming K-6 restoration, how to set your gliding goals, a contest for Old Glass, a fabulous new site called Nordic Gliding and...

Jan 1, 2021

In this Episode of The Thermal, a 1300 km convergence line flight in Australia. Pete Temple tells us what it was like and how cold it can be at 10-thousand feet.


Liz Sparrow is one of the people behind WGUK – Women Glide United Kingdom. She tell us about the challenge of getting more women into gliding and the...

Dec 1, 2020

On Episode #18 of The Thermal  – a near death gliding video from New Zealand that’s gone viral. What if anything can we learn from this incident? Gliding guru G Dale…gives us his two-cents worth. 


And an interview with Bernard Eckey…the gliding legend behind Advanced Soaring Made Easy. We talk to him about...

Nov 4, 2020

In Episode #17 of The Thermal, SkySight founder Matthew Scutter on flying an all-electric contest with his FES powered Diana 2.

And on Gliding Club Confidential, we go to Western Canada and the Invermere Soaring Centre.

That’s all on Episode #17 of The Thermal.

Sep 2, 2020

In this Episode of The Thermal, we break away from our normal format for a a feature interview with professional glider pilot, coach and instructor G. Dale. Volume 3 of his series entitled The Soaring Engine is now out. This volume focuses on human performance and gliding. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced...