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by David Glover
Thu, Jun 24 2021, 08:52:30 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Your Launching Angle of Attack
Replies: 1
Views: 925

Re: Your Launching Angle of Attack

Well said Aaron. I think the best way to maintain proper angle is literally the first step in your run - which should start by NOT STEPPING - I believe the best initial movement is to lean like you are going to fall forward - which maintains the angle and only taking the step when you actually need ...
by David Glover
Thu, Apr 01 2021, 08:21:49 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: The GliderTube by Emiel Jansen
Replies: 3
Views: 1177

Same problem as pvc tubes?

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by David Glover
Thu, Apr 01 2021, 08:20:27 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: The GliderTube by Emiel Jansen
Replies: 3
Views: 1177

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by David Glover
Tue, Oct 29 2019, 09:30:11 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: John Dickenson
Replies: 4
Views: 604

Rogallo Quote from 1951

"Imagine the thrill of carrying such a glider in your knapsack to the top of a hill or mountain and then unfurling it and gliding down into the valley."[/img]
by David Glover
Tue, May 21 2019, 09:10:41 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Alpha
Replies: 4
Views: 441

This sounds like the best news we have had in a long time!
by David Glover
Thu, Feb 02 2017, 10:10:27 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Terrorist Suicide Hang Gliders
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Meaning of Terrorist Suicide Hang Gliders

http://neilyoungnews.thrasherswheat.org/2016/10/micah-nelson-responds-to-neil-youngs.html (some took it the wrong way) The above comment is responded to by Neil Young's band Promise Of The Real band mate Micah Nelson (Willie Nelson's son): Hello Rabih, As a member of Neil Young's band (I'm the guy i...
by David Glover
Sun, Dec 15 2013, 12:11:34 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: What national HG orgs publish executive voting records?
Replies: 25
Views: 1330

Mark Forbes is probably the hardest working, transparent, long term helper the USHPA has involved in the organization. When he talks and or takes a stand it is probably well thought out, fair and reasoned.
by David Glover
Tue, Nov 26 2013, 12:05:23 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Aerotowing paragliders
Replies: 13
Views: 720

and by masses

and by masses I mean, the first dozen competition paraglider pilots in the world who are willing to tow behind and ultralight in Florida. :)
by David Glover
Tue, Oct 15 2013, 09:56:49 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Mixing tow lines with airplanes
Replies: 7
Views: 528

My guess, unless the prop cuts the line, is that the airplane wing loses to a spectra tow line.
by David Glover
Sat, Jun 01 2013, 08:55:14 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: This is widely known
Replies: 12
Views: 1289

I always wondered why he was so keen to install a huge solar energy array. Not sure if he ever did it. He has had some serious medical problems over the last few years.