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A dynamic analysis of a landing flare

This article appeared in the August 1990 issue of Hang Gliding Magazine.  It discusses the importance of body position and technique in achieving a crisp flare, and presents a visualization technique to help improve landings.

Richard Cobb

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Preston Holmes did a very nice animation which shows the principles discussed in this article:

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