Soaring Reports

Soaring Report Sunday 12/10/17

Hi All, A total of 4 flights today and one was Mark (Stoner) Oberg with his first solo flight. Way to go Stoner, congratulations! The first up was Larry with Jaime then Larry also did a solo flight.  Next up was Stoner for his first solo.  Jaime and I did the hangar flight.  Bob Dyer did all 4 tows. Windy with some gusts up to 19 but right down the runway. Glad the sun was out, we just parked the cars to break the wind. Tom

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Soaring Report Saturday 12/2/17

Hi All Another nice Day to get to fly. Total of 8 flights. First up was Don M. with Jaime for a rope break then he went up for some fun alone. Don is going to Florida soon the finish his private and commercial. Next was Larry with Jaime for some dual, followed by Jaime with Donna. Pat then took up Stoner for some back seat time. Bob A. did a solo flight, then Stoner and Jaime. I took the hangar flight. Longest flight was Bob with 20 minutes. A beautiful early December afternoon, no real lift but smooth as silk. We got to see an eagle soar right over our heads, we could see his white head and...

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Soaring Report Sunday 11/12/17

Hi All, A nice day to fly and solo.  Dave Leslie soloed today! Congratulations Dave!  Dave was up first with Jaime then a quick pattern tow and then he soloed. Then Bob A. was up for the longest flight at 17 minutes and I took the hanger flight.  Temps upper 40’s and light wind out of the north, not bad in the sun. Frank did all the towing today. Thanks Tom

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Soaring Report Saturday 11/4/17

Hi All, We managed 8 flights today despite the low clouds. The hanger flight was the longest flight at 12 minutes, as the sun finally started to shine. All flights were 1500 to 1900 foot tows except the first flight with Dave and Jaime doing a rope break sim. Jaime stayed in and next Dave did a no spoiler landing. Larry did a 2 week check flight with Jaime followed by Whit taking Dave Anderson from Lincoln. Dave had a fast kit gift flight almost a year old. Stoner took two flights with Jaime followed by Pat taking Stoner for a ride so Pat could get some more rear seat time. I did the hanger...

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Soaring Report Wednesday 10/25/17

Hi All Beautiful day. Dan flew his P-Barron out to Blair to play with us today. Cool departure.  We saw Paul take off in the Conquest that is now based at Blair.  A quick trip to Valentine and back and he stopped in to help put things away.  One fast airplane.  Andy got his 1967 Cessna 150 he recently bought delivered to him and he and Jeff Counter did some training.  We did 8 flights today. First up was Whit and Dan followed by Larry for  his second solo flight. Jim took up the L33 and Pat got a solo flight in the L23. I then did a solo followed by another solo for Larry.  Jim did another...

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Soaring Report Sunday 10/22/17

Hi All We had four flights today including Larry Morgan’s solo!  Larry  and Jaime were up first.  Then Larry went up for 21 minutes for his first solo flight.  Congratulations Larry!  His wife Patty and daughter Kayla watched and will hear about it all evening. way to go Larry!  Next up was Stoner and Jaime followed by my hangar flight.  Beautiful day, some lift and a pretty much direct cross wind. Frank did all the towing for us. Thanks Tom

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