Category Archives: Tanner-Hiller

Late sunset

In early July, sunset is still within a minute of two of the latest it gets all year. Although I had to work on the 5th, I left my wing on the roof of my car because I heard that … Continue reading

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Not the T-H swan song

Because we had finished the Greylock LZ work on Saturday, Sunday was available for flying. The simplest way to do that was to head to Tanner-Hiller for some towing. Word was that the airport had recently been sold, so it … Continue reading

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Third time’s… less spastic

The lift forecast a day or two out will sometimes look outstanding, but then when the day arrives, the outlook gets less rosy. That was the case with Saturday; the lift map was all red when I looked on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Friday evening

I went to a club meeting on Tuesday night, and Pete J mentioned that Rhett was going to be towing Thursday through Sunday, and that Thursday looked great. I’m not retired like Pete, so I can’t as easily go flying … Continue reading

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Four for 4

Word on the internet was that Saturday was shaping up to be an excellent flying day at multiple sites. I wasn’t seeing it; the winds were supposed to be light, but everywhere I was looking, it seemed to be the … 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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Third time’s a charm

2014-08-24: Since I had been away on vacation for a couple of weekends, it had been a month since I’d flown, and Tanner-Hiller was the place to go. Quite a few other pilots were there by the time I arrived, … Continue reading

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