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by AlanC
Mon, Jun 21 2021, 06:36:36 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Gallery Of Pain
Replies: 572
Views: 125406

Re: Gallery Of Pain

That head-plant had to hurt. You can see the horse still galloping away...
by AlanC
Sat, May 01 2021, 06:17:12 pm
Forum: Fly-Ins & Competitions
Topic: Crestline XC Classic May 29 - 31, 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 2428

Crestline XC Classic May 29 - 31, 2021

This was just announced on the local club site: https://crestlinesoaring.org/topic/cres ... mpetition/
by AlanC
Fri, Apr 02 2021, 10:19:24 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: GFS v16
Replies: 0
Views: 1223

GFS v16

Here's a link to the longer notice of the GFS upgrade:

https://www.weather.gov/media/notificat ... .0_aac.pdf
by AlanC
Sun, Jan 31 2021, 09:47:34 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Changes Coming to the Oz Report
Replies: 35
Views: 5693

Interesting

Then it was an interesting lesson in how the "news" sparks (or not) conversation in the forum. The forum was also silent for the week. I posted mostly to see if it was working...
by AlanC
Sat, Jan 30 2021, 10:21:16 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Changes Coming to the Oz Report
Replies: 35
Views: 5693

Was there an issue this week?

Was there an issue this week (now corrected) or did everyone do something else Monday - Friday?
by AlanC
Thu, Dec 17 2020, 12:00:10 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Changes Coming to the Oz Report
Replies: 35
Views: 5693

OZ Report Changes

Will the main page "http://ozreport.com/" with a list of articles continue? I suspect not from the announcement, though it seems it would be easy enough to script a copy of items each day to a blog style site for the non-FB'ers? As the forum and marketplace are continuing anyway, there sho...
by AlanC
Sat, Jun 20 2020, 10:55:29 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: New Out and Return World Record
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Owen Morse?

The article doesn't seem to name the pilot. Is that Owen Morse?

Huge flight! You've been watching the conditions there for ages. Skill AND preparation.

Great job!

Alan
by AlanC
Fri, Apr 26 2019, 08:41:05 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: How USHPA CAN work for you
Replies: 38
Views: 3115

Re: Even More

Based on your comments and those of Mark Forbes, it seems like the general view is that things are pretty much ok since the overall numbers (thanks to paragliding) are stable or growing. Wow, if I thought things were "pretty much ok" this thread would not exist. The PG numbers are in this...
by AlanC
Wed, Apr 24 2019, 11:11:27 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: How USHPA CAN work for you
Replies: 38
Views: 3115

Even More

in the quoted example you lead with- "Despite Paul's experience and credentials (let's us just say that they are vast), he wasn't allowed to conduct the clinic at Crestline" -who prevented Paul from instructing? Sorry Christopher, it wasn't my example. I don't know what steps were taken t...
by AlanC
Wed, Apr 24 2019, 08:41:11 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: How USHPA CAN work for you
Replies: 38
Views: 3115

In a rational world it would seem to me that meat missiles and hang gliders could produce similar third party affects. In a rational world they might be close, but we have the advantage of multi-directional flight, we are not confined to a small, pre-defined airspace cone, and of course there are t...