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Soaring Formulas

Speed To Fly (IAS)
Best L/D speed     +     ½ headwind     +     5 mph for every 100 fpm of sinking air (SGS 2-33).
Glide Angle over the Ground (GAG)
IAS (+TW, -HW)      x     (L/D @ IAS)     x     Safety Factor (50%)
IAS
Altitude Lost per Statute Mile
5280
GAG
Landing Pattern Speed
(1.5 x VS)     +     ½ headwind on final.     (unless published otherwise)