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Slope soaring sites in Hawaii.

Hawaii – Polipoli slope soaring

Polipoli is Maui’s “Bunny-slope”. It is the place to fly if you’re learning to fly something slow like a Gentle Lady. It’s also a great place if you’re interested in lazing in the sun flying a gentle gas-bag like the Lady or the Olympic II. Thermal Soaring at PolipoliThanks to Duane Asami for permission to […]

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Hawaii – Waihe’e slope soaring

These are locations we have had the privilege to fly. Some may have access restrictions.Check with local flyers for information. Sloping the Kapuna Point Sea-Cliff at Waihe’eThanks to Duane Asami for permission to use this info. In May of 1998, Alvin Battad of Kahului set the current A.M.A. Class-A Slope Duration Record at Kapuna Point. […]

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Hawaii – Pauwela slope soaring

Pauwela is the spot for hot-planes and hot-pilots. Small, fast and maneuverable are the watch words on this coastal slope. Timid flyers and newbies need not apply. Come back when you feel the need to take it to the limit. In-Your-Face Sloping at Pauwela Lighthouse Thanks to Duane Asami for permission to use this info. […]

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Hawaii – Maluhia slope soaring site

Maluhia is a great place for big planes, for F3Bs, F3Js and expensive glass-slippers that need a lot of room to land. The lift is great, but far out so small planes get hard to see. The landing area is huge and almost anything will fly here. These are locations we have had the privilege […]

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