Category Archives: Flying days

Reports of days when I flew a hang glider.

Fall risk

This winter season had a lot of good flyable days at Wellfleet, but none of them meshed with my schedule.  In fact, I hadn’t flown at the coast since the fall of 2013.  As the season wound down due to … Continue reading

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Breakfast

Word went out that, although Morningside was not yet open for the season, they’d have a truck available to take interested pilots up the hill for some practice.  Not having flown since September, I was interested.  Looked to me like … Continue reading

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Marginal

I expected that I’d be taking some weekdays off from work to go flying this year, but it hasn’t worked out that way. At some point you want a break, though, and the forecast didn’t look too bad for Greylock … Continue reading

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A trip to Mt. Rhett

It sounded like a lot of people were heading up to West Rutland again, but I wasn’t motivated to make that long drive. Instead, I went to the closest flying site, Tanner-Hiller airport, for some towing. I hadn’t been there … Continue reading

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Hangin’ with the paras

Word went out on the intertubes that there was interest in flying at West Rutland on Monday, and things at work were not in crisis mode, so I dropped an email to my boss and a couple of my coworkers … Continue reading

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Hazy

Friday I left work early and went to the beach with Nancy. It seemed like Saturday would be the best fit for my schedule in terms of flying, and from what I hear, there was in fact some fine flying … Continue reading

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Timing trumps preparation

My hopes of flying on Memorial Day didn’t work out, because the weather didn’t cooperate. However, a couple of my coworkers were taking the following Friday off, and it looked like a good day for me to get some fresh … Continue reading

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