Category Archives: Site visits

Reports on visits to flying sites when I didn’t personally fly.

Mt. Tom, almost

I’ve wanted to fly Mt. Tom for quite a while, and I finally got a chance to show up, with Jon A and a bunch of other PG pilots. I could make a long story out of this, but the … Continue reading

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On your mark, get set… no.

First, I had a thought that I’d go for another Friday evening flight at Tanner-Hiller. Weather seemed good, so that seemed like a plan. I put my glider on the car to bring it to work, but then I saw … Continue reading

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Visit to Shenandoah

Years ago, I mentioned my young friend Stephen in a blog post. Hard to believe so much time has gone by, he’s now a freshman at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. Since I’ll probably have multiple occasions to drive … Continue reading

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SF Bay area visit

Nancy and I went out to the San Francisco area for a long weekend, for the US Orienteering Championships and some lighthouse sightseeing.  I didn’t have any airborne ambitions in mind, though I did figure that I might get a … Continue reading

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TTT TC 2014 Day 0: Getting there

I was one of the first people to sign up for this year’s Tennessee Tree Toppers Team Challenge, which is sort of a hang gliding competition, though different from most comps, primarily in that it uses team scoring with handicaps … Continue reading

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Picking and picking up

Jeff C. and I headed to the Mohawk Trail, I guess we couldn’t find anybody else interested on the holiday weekend, but the sky looked less than awesome when we got there. So after we set up, and did Jeff’s … Continue reading

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In advance of Sandy

The end of October has long been a big time for flying on Cape Cod.  There’s an annual fly-in at the Seascape Motel, where pilots stay for a week or so, flying from the back lawn of the motel on … Continue reading

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