Soaring Report – Sunday, June 9, 2024

Hi All, . The day started with several members helping Jeff F assemble his glider.  Jeff returned from a week at the Hinckley Airfield in Illinois where he competed in the ‘Windy City 1-26 Regatta’.  His glider was still on its trailer and needed to be...

Soaring Report – Friday, June 7, 2024

Hi All, We are back in business!  We completed thirteen sorties to kick off the new soaring season.  Bob A. flew his Annual Safety Flight (ASF) with Steve R., and followed that up with the first solo flight of the season.  Next was Joe C. for his ASF, followed by...

Soaring Report – Saturday, November 18, 2023

Hi All, Wow, what a great day with 32 sorties and a new student solo. Bob A. started the day before the CAP Cadet Orientation flights started. Then we flew six CAP flights. After CAP, Sean S. was up with Steve R. on pattern flights, getting Sean checked out in the...

Soaring report – Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Hi All, A real nice day, we will take these all winter. We flew nineteen sorties. I started it off with an L23 flight, followed by Jim D. for a solo flight. Steve R. and Liam S. flew 3 pattern flights in the 2-22. Bob A, Bob D. and Mark B. all did a flight in the...

Soaring Report – November 12, 2023

Hi, all: As it has turned out, we aren’t done flying in 2023. The Pawnee wing struts passed inspection as required for the current FAA Airworthiness Directive, so they’re good for another two years. Since the Pawnee is good to go and the weather is super...

Soaring Report – Sunday, October 22, 2023

Hi All, Today we flew twenty-two sorties, with two gliders up together a number of times. Ryan K. went up first with Steve R. along, and then Ryan flew a solo flight. Then Steve and Liam S. went up in the 2-22 and we launched Dave L. in the L-23. Liam S. was launched...