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Dutch text 

Dirk Corporaal, Zweefvliegen, Elementaire Vliegopleiding 5th edition 2018

The text of the original EVO-book has been created and rewritten with the recommendations of many Dutch flight instructors and the CIV (Dutch Committee for Gliding Training and Safety).

English text Roelof and Dirk Corporaal

Joke Corporaal

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