Category Archives: Flying days

Reports of days when I flew a hang glider.

Gimme day

We have all kinds of fancy weather tools available on the internet these days. I often marvel that people were able to hang glide 20 years or more ago, not knowing what the weather would be. My friend Tom tells … Continue reading

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Quite a fine sledder

There had not been an east-wind Greylock day all year (okay, maybe one), but the weekend was forecast to be east both days.  I thought about going on Saturday, but the overcast sky made me reconsider, and I went for … Continue reading

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Some kind of charm?

Having nothing better to do on Sunday, and knowing I’d be busy the next few weekends, I decided to make it three flying days in a row, something I had previously done only on my trip to Florida last December … Continue reading

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An ample day

photo by Keith Morin What day has more daylight than June 20? Why June 21, of course! A Saturday in the middle of summer with a decent forecast is bound to bring out a bunch of pilots, and with a … Continue reading

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Squeezing one in

In late June, the sun stays up late. And on a Friday afternoon, it’s possible to skip out of the office a little early. Sometimes. I had heard from Jon A that he was planning on trying for an evening … Continue reading

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Second helping

For the longest time, a forecast of SW winds meant a trip to West Rutland, close to three hours each way. Now, however, the same forecast can work for towing at Tanner-Hiller airport, the closest flying site to my house, … Continue reading

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Complicated dance

I was up late Friday night, but I was excited by the prospect of maybe flying both days on the weekend, so I didn’t have trouble waking up Saturday morning, though getting myself moving was another story. ARt was similarly … Continue reading

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