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by Andrew Vanis
Tue, Jan 04 2022, 04:03:27 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Irresponsible PPG Operators are Dangerous
Replies: 19
Views: 842

Re: Irresponsible PPG Operators are Dangerous

"Isn't that the back of his helmet we're seeing"...Yes and my initial comment was incorrect,
by Andrew Vanis
Mon, Jan 03 2022, 02:10:24 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Irresponsible PPG Operators are Dangerous
Replies: 19
Views: 842

Re: Irresponsible PPG Operators are Dangerous

youtube screen shot above.....at least the lower pilot is (finally) looking up
by Andrew Vanis
Tue, Dec 28 2021, 11:47:38 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Irresponsible PPG Operators are Dangerous
Replies: 19
Views: 842

Re: Irresponsible PPG Operators are Dangerous

Thanks for taking ownership of the content of your post

"Part of the PPG's prop cage is imbedded in the Cessna's wing in such a way that it appears the PPG was hit from behind."

...........Only 3-4 feet from this being an AMAZING bar story....Shame
by Andrew Vanis
Mon, Dec 27 2021, 08:52:38 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Irresponsible PPG Operators are Dangerous
Replies: 19
Views: 842

Re: Irresponsible PPG Operators are Dangerous

That is an irresponsible post. and - its one way of creating a view that a PPG who was (from the info I have) compliant with all the applicable regulations is the one that caused the issue....Pretty soon they will go after PGs and HGs en masse just because a powered plane pilot wasn't paying attenti...
by Andrew Vanis
Thu, Nov 11 2021, 06:23:32 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Listening to the voices - Statistical Approach
Replies: 9
Views: 2076

Re: Listening to the voices - Statistical Approach

LeadingEdge wrote: Thu, Nov 11 2021, 10:47:50 am In the day and age of awesome satellite trackers and cell trackers as back up, relying on a radio to track pilots is a bit outdated unless you're in the outback without any data.
How do those help pilot to pilot group flying?
by Andrew Vanis
Wed, Nov 03 2021, 03:41:50 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Constant tension electric winch
Replies: 6
Views: 1141

Re: Constant tension electric winch

The idea of self flying has certain appeal. (and likely its own version of dangers)

just a quick search also shows

http://miamiparagliding.com/ewinch/

if anyone has looked into this more, please share what you discovered.
by Andrew Vanis
Wed, Nov 03 2021, 03:39:54 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Constant tension electric winch
Replies: 6
Views: 1141

Constant tension electric winch

Constant tension electric winch Tue, Nov 2 2021, 11:42:49 pm MDT The Vortex SmartWinch https://instinct.pro/collections/vortex We are ready to announce this exciting project we have been working on all this season - we are manufacturingthe first commercially-available all-ELECTRIC hang gliding stati...
by Andrew Vanis
Mon, Oct 25 2021, 09:53:00 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Flytec 6030 » Re issue?
Replies: 2
Views: 1611

Re: Flytec 6030 » Re issue?

the 64 Mustang is more like the 5030, the first of the classic. revolutionary. I still fly with one I also drive early production 1893.5 Vanagon and a first year of the modern 2002 Mini Cooper the 68 Mustang is more aerodynamic check out this interesting 68 redo with modern adds...https://www.muscle...
by Andrew Vanis
Mon, Oct 25 2021, 09:35:01 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Flytec 6030 » Re issue?
Replies: 2
Views: 1611

Flytec 6030 » Re issue?

Flytec 6030 » Re issue? "Steve Kroop" «info The 6030, like a '68 mustang The first 6030 that was sold was serial number 6030 in June of 2006. Here we are, over 15 years later and I was reminded by a long time world-class cross country pilot, that nothing does what the 6030 does any better ...