1st ed., 1955. 151 pp., frontis., + 33 other photo-plates + 25 line drawings. D.j., 22 x 14cm. D.j., chipped o/w V.G. Although primarily written for the beginner and the uninitiated, this book is also of interest to the experienced glider. It examines how the machines are flown; power flying; the theory of flight; as well as some controversial points on which experts disagree.