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by XCanytime
Fri Jul 05, 2024 6:15 pm
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: The SAC 7/1
Replies: 2
Views: 496

The SAC 7/1

Headed to the SAC after working in the AM. Lost an hour in traffic in Harrisburg and on I-81 on the way up. Arrived just after 3P to cumie filled skies and moderate conditions. Joe Gorrie arrived a few minutes after me, then Allan Bawell got there around 3:30P. Joe and Allan assisted my elevator lau...
by XCanytime
Sun Feb 25, 2024 5:53 pm
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: The SAC 2/24
Replies: 1
Views: 315

Re: The SAC 2/24

Took the scenic route to launch, checking out LZs in the valley behind Mahantango Mountain near the plateau where Schuylkill County Airport is located. At launch the snow was piled up at the base of the earthen mound, courtesy of the county plows. Didn't have a shovel, so the foot shovel was used (b...
by XCanytime
Sat Feb 03, 2024 9:56 pm
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: The SAC 2/2
Replies: 2
Views: 1029

The SAC 2/2

Headed to the SAC after getting off of work at 11:20A. Got to launch around 2P, finding Allan setting up his glider. Proceeded to set up my glider quickly. The conditions were moderate to strong, and the temps were just above 40 degrees. The sky was OD'ed. This was to be the maiden flight of my glid...
by XCanytime
Sat Nov 18, 2023 11:52 am
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: Pulpit Sunday. Nov 18, 2023
Replies: 1
Views: 2158

Re: Pulpit Sunday. Nov 19, 2023

Allan is flying at the Pulpit tomorrow. I will be assisting him in launching by 11A+. Bacil
by XCanytime
Tue Oct 24, 2023 6:45 pm
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: Woodstock Sunday Oct. 22nd
Replies: 4
Views: 1965

Re: Woodstock Sunday Oct. 22nd

Here is the link to the SSC (Skyline Soaring Club) monthly newsletter from 11/2021 containing the article about the 5000 meter altitude gain of a sailplane flight in wave over the Woodstock ridge. The flight occurred on 10/17/2021. Bacil https://www.skylinesoaring.org/NEWSLETTER/2021/November/202111...
by XCanytime
Mon Oct 23, 2023 10:00 am
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: Woodstock Sunday Oct. 22nd
Replies: 4
Views: 1965

Woodstock Sunday Oct. 22nd

Got to launch just after 9A. Already soarable, w/ smooth straight in winds. Set up and waited for Alex to arrive. He got there about 10:15A. By this time the sky had opened up and conditions on launch had strengthened. I waited for some lulls to arrive, which they did soon after. Got on launch, felt...
by XCanytime
Tue Oct 17, 2023 8:47 am
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: Sunday at Woodstock (2023-10-22)
Replies: 1
Views: 1422

Re: Sunday at Woodstock (2023-10-22)

wmelo wrote: I know it is too early to commit, but hopefully, it will work.
Walt
No it isn't, it will work, and I will definitely be there. Bacil
by XCanytime
Mon Oct 16, 2023 7:28 pm
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: The SAC Sunday October 15th
Replies: 4
Views: 2138

The SAC Sunday October 15th

Got to the SAC at 9A. Already soarable, with a very unstable sky indicated by the plethora of cloud types present. Set up and waited for Romano to arrive. Alerted Joe and Karen that I should be ready to launch after 10A. Romano arrived around 9:30A. Joe and Karen arrived just after 10A. With their a...
by XCanytime
Fri Oct 13, 2023 1:06 pm
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: Looking for only hang gilder pilots to Fly High Rock
Replies: 23
Views: 138679

Re: Looking for only hang gilder pilots to Fly High Rock

No. The helicopter was all over and even below launch. No way anybody should be near a helicopter. Bob Wills, who had won the U.S., Canadian and British hang-gliding championships in 1976, and was considered a legend in the sport, would in 1977 die from being accidentally blown down by a helicopter...
by XCanytime
Tue Oct 10, 2023 10:50 am
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: Looking for only hang gilder pilots to Fly High Rock
Replies: 23
Views: 138679

Re: Looking for only hang gilder pilots to Fly High Rock

Who are the two people to the right of Danny in the picture?
by XCanytime
Mon Oct 09, 2023 12:27 pm
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: Elizabethville Sunday 10/8
Replies: 2
Views: 1444

Re: Elizabethville Sunday 10/8

Jackson XC Hang Gliding
Check out my activity on Garmin Connect. #beatyesterday
https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activ ... que_id=921
by XCanytime
Mon Oct 09, 2023 11:38 am
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: Elizabethville Sunday 10/8
Replies: 2
Views: 1444

Elizabethville Sunday 10/8

Headed to Elizabethville, since it was too west at Woodstock and way too strong at the Pulpit. Romano Altamonte and I arrived within 10 minutes of each other at launch, noon thirtyish. Conditions were perfect. Moderate winds and overcast sky. Definitely soarable. Allan rounded out the large pilot co...
by XCanytime
Sun Sep 17, 2023 6:09 pm
Forum: Flight-Related Topics
Topic: The SAC 9/14
Replies: 3
Views: 1998

The SAC 9/14

Arrived at the SAC around 2:30P to soarable conditions and cumie filled skies. Set up and waited for Allan to arrive around 4P. Joe Gorrie arrived around 3P w/ his Falcon and set up. Allan showed up around 4:15P, and w/ his and Joe's help, I had a good launch into soarable air. Turned left and got u...