Archive | May, 2006

1st World Sailplane Grand Prix DVD

This is a super video of the 1st World Sailplane Grand Prix for full-scale sailplanes. Of particular interest to slope soaring enthusiasts is the venue. The French Alps. The world-class pilots use a combination of thermal and slope lift for the race achieving speeds over 200kph sometimes only feet from the mountains! Very cool. Slope […]

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Table Rock, Oregon

Table Rock, OregonCopyright Chris Erikson 2005 Table rock from the west Ready to lauch at NW site Location: 65 miles SSE of Bend, OR Coordinates: (NAD83 / WGS84 datum)N43.16374W120.88067 (more…)

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