Category Archives: Flying days

Reports of days when I flew a hang glider.

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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And on the third day, he rose again

It was the day before Easter, and I had told people that if I got a chance for a third consecutive day of flying, that would be the title of this blog post. The Green Swamp Klassic sport class competition … Continue reading

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Not so great Friday

Second day at Quest, I got up and had breakfast and started waiting for good conditions again. Tom was going to be mentoring sport pilots at the Green Swamp Klassic, and to get some practice in, he was willing to … Continue reading

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No foolin’

In some internet discussion, I had said I was heading down to Florida on April 1, and when I didn’t show up, I guess Tom concluded that it was just an April Fools joke. But I really did, although it … Continue reading

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Reprieve from the freeze

The early part of this year brought record-breaking snowfalls and low temperatures to Massachusetts. After a lot of shoveling and freezing, I reached a state where I really wanted to get out of town and relax in the warmth for … Continue reading

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Patience required

Low overcast (but no fog) in the morning, but by the time the sky cleared, a strong wind had picked up. Tandem customers showed up, and Donny and Spinner went up with them, and reported back that it was rough … Continue reading

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Getting the tow mojo back

A nice thing about Quest Air is that you can walk out to the grove and pick your own glass of juice for breakfast. We woke up on Friday morning to dense fog. Jamie and Danielle had some hopes of … Continue reading

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