Soaring Reports

Soaring Report Thursday 10/19/17

Hi All, Beautiful day, wind pretty much down the runway. Total of 7 flights.  Larry was up first with Jaime followed by Don in the L33. Steve Stevens took up a friend followed by my solo flight. Don then did a second flight. Jaime did a back seat write off for Pat followed by a flight with Perry. Longest was my 23 min. the rest were about 18-20 minutes. Towing by Bob D. Thanks all, Tom

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Soaring Report Sunday 10/15/17

Hi All A total of 8 flights today.  Steve R. was up solo first, followed by Dave and Jaime. Next up was Larry and Bob Craig followed by Andy and Jaime.  Andy and Jaime were finding lift so Bob jumped in his Russia and had a 1:34 hr flight.  I did a solo flight as did Bob A.  Jaime and Stoner doing the hanger flight.  A couple 30 min by Bob A and Jaime with Andy, the rest were 20 min or less.  Wind was pretty much down the runway, we didn’t even put up the canopy, the sun felt good.  Frank did all the towing today. Thanks Tom

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Soaring Report Thursday 10/12/17

Hi All, Only 5 flights today.  The clouds finally moved out late morning so only some wind to deal with, but it was pretty much down the runway to 20 degrees off, so not too bad. A wind breaker felt good though. First up was Andy with Whit followed by Steve R. for a back seat check ride, with Jaime in the front seat. Next was Lance Olson, a power pilot out of flying for years who did his first FAST kit flight with Jaime. Sounds like he loved it. Then Pat did a solo followed by my hanger flight.  Steve Stevens, and Whit did the towing. Thanks Tom

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Soaring Report Sunday 10/8/17

Hi All, Another real nice fall day.  We did only 5 flights today.  Larry did two in a row with Whit followed by a ride for Bob A. friend.  Next up was me followed by Bob A. for the hangar flight. We all found a little lift, 19-22 minutes. Steve Stevens did 4 tows and Whit one. Thanks Tom

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Soaring Report Saturday 9/30/17

Hi All, Too bad we didn’t have yesterday’s weather today.  A little windy but not too chilly.  Runway 13 ops from the north end today. The HyVee chicken, fruit and salad, along with the deserts from many of the members was great. After lunch I did the first flight. Those who could not make it missed a nice tribute to Mike Boska, thank you Jim for the warm words, I am sure Marge appreciated your kind words. Then Whit towed the L23 low over the edge of the bean field on the West side while Jim flying in the front seat, slid the glider over a little to the left and Bob Dyer dropped...

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Soaring Report Friday 9/29/17

Hi All, Another nice day to be out flying.  Total of 10 fights.  Pat did a solo flight first followed by none other than Perry Mitchell with Jaime, welcome back Perry (Perry’s last flight was summer of ’14). Larry took 2 in a row with Jaime, the first was a simulated rope break. Paul did a flight in O1.  John Smith and his visiting son JR each took a flight. Jo0hn bought a fast kit so his next two flights can be logged.  Bob D. took up O1 and had a 1:18 flight and well over 7,000 feet.  I took a flight  and I was finding a little lift but had to leave.  Stoner and Jaime did a...

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