Science and Technics

The seventh 1,000 km flight in 2019

In an earlier article, we had Bernd Goretzki tell us how he approaches the planning of the 1,000 km and 1,000 point flights. Here you can read how the flights and the interview continue!

Weather for six flights over 1.000 km

This year TopMeteo co-founder Bernd Goretzki (PhD in meteorology) is again on the hunt for long distance flights. From Locktow (southwest of Berlin) he has already managed six flights over the magic 1,000 km and 1,000 points limits in 2019 (see OLC).

The structure of the thermals

From my diploma thesis (1996)
In my diploma thesis I examined the logger data of the German Championship in Lüsse. At that time, loggers were still brand new and had just supplanted the barographer and the camera.