Archive | General Interest Stories

This is kind of a catch all category with stories that may not fit elsewhere but are of interest to slope soaring enthusiasts.

Slope Aerobatics Website From Steve Lange

Santa Barbaran, Steve Lange, has begun what promises to be a super website on slope aerobatics. The site is located at http://www.slopeaerobatics.com (I’m surprised that domain name wasn’t already taken!). So far there are photos, reviews and videos. A copuple of planes are well represented those being Le Fish, the Voltij and the Weasel. As […]

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JART World Interview Series

Reed’s interviews of some of the best known names in slope soaring make for some great reading and give some insight into the thoughts and experiences of an influential bunch of guys in our slope soaring hobby. As of this writing Reed has interviewed the following folks: Vernon Hunt Dieter Mahlein (ShredAir) Carl Maas, Jr. […]

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Sad News – Slope Pilot Eric Molstead Perished in a Full Sized Plane Crash

The RC soaring community suffered a tragic loss with the death of Eric Molstead in a light plane crash near Vancover Washington’s Pearson Field. Very sad news indeed. There is a thread at RC Groups that may help if you feel like talking about Eric and your memories of him. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=365972 After corresponding many times […]

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Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper

Hey, y’all sorry for the delay with the report. I recently spent several days with Jack Cooper of Leading Edge Gliders working on a video project that you will see in the not too distant future. We are at the editing stage which often takes longer than I expect but I think the effort will […]

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