I posted some pix on Flickr from our May slope soaring trip with the MRCSS club and several locals to South Dakota. More to come as people send them in. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gasmith/sets/72157624075777740/
Fun and flying with the slopeflyer.com crew!
On Sunday afternoon, May 3rd we went to the very famous 1000 foot hill called Menez-Hom. This is only about 20 miles from Le Faou where we are staying. Temp 60 degree, wind 15 mph from the NNE. After more nearby house hunting earlier in the day, we drove to the top of the hill, […]
Bob sent in this report on his experiences attempthing the 8 hour, Level V LSF slope task. April 25th 2009. Frankfort, KY. I responded to an open invitation to go to Frankfort for an 8 hour slope attempt by Gordy Stahl. I departed Michigan for Frankfort, KY. Arriving that evening with my Oly2 and an […]
Big Bay Park – Whitefish Bay, WI – 03-22-09 Good wind and a reasonably warm weekend for this time of the year brought out 6 Milwaukee area slopers for only the second get together of the year. While a few of us have had some individual flights, having a good group of guys together makes […]
Mirko sent me this YouTube link to a great video of formation DSing at Grant’s Pass. Reminds me of South Dakota formation sessions. Can’t wait for spring! Check it out!
Mirko, Dave and I had a good flying session at Atwater today. The temp was about 27 degrees with a nice 15-20mph wind coming straight in to the Northeast-facing slope at Atwater. (more…)
While we typically try to get in a slope flight in on New Year’s Day, this year did not cooperate with the wind direction. (We did get a bit of *gasp* power flying in a AstroWings). Anyway, It wasn’t until the 3rd that I got a call from Mirko reporting that the wind would be […]