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by David Williamson
Tue, Oct 05 2021, 06:28:31 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Dolomites/Kennedy
Replies: 1
Views: 1546

Dolomites/Kennedy

Do we take the inference that Kennedy would not have been interested in P/G because it isn't hard enough of a challenge? Rhal was the only hangie there, on the day, among 100 P/Gs. He says that the glider 'cost basically nothing courtesy of Pete (and less than the filming equipment!)'; it is Harriet...
by David Williamson
Sun, Mar 14 2021, 10:04:24 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Penn Jillette Goes Tandem
Replies: 3
Views: 740

What's in a Name?

Penn Jillette? I always thought that he was called Penn Antler.
by David Williamson
Sun, Jan 24 2021, 04:23:28 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Rolling the Runway
Replies: 1
Views: 1084

Stunts.

Can it do wheelies?
by David Williamson
Sat, Jan 16 2021, 06:28:52 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Wills Wing Face Shield
Replies: 4
Views: 1387

Kimosabe

Who was that masked man?
by David Williamson
Wed, Dec 16 2020, 04:02:46 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: California Burning
Replies: 4
Views: 1171

Dirty Old EU

Woo-hoo! Now that Brexit is upon us, we're doing much better in the emissions chart than the EU.
https://www.wri.org/blog/2020/12/intera ... p-emitters
Although, perhaps the effect on the climatic weather events is more dictated by the summation of the total world? Doh!
by David Williamson
Fri, Nov 27 2020, 09:47:00 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Cloud Flying but not so much fun
Replies: 6
Views: 1184

Loads of G

I think that the tell-tale on the G-meter registered a maximum of at least 8 g.
by David Williamson
Thu, Nov 26 2020, 09:13:32 am
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: 170 kilometers in New Zealand
Replies: 3
Views: 767

Keep on Truckin'

Nice to know that John Smith is still flying, after his enforced hiatus.
I had wondered if the New Zealand CAA would try and blame this one on him!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8djWfNm ... TTIFoJlVVE
by David Williamson
Sun, Nov 15 2020, 03:41:41 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Tolmin 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 577

Re: 2020?

BilleFly wrote:
That is a Beautiful spot to fly David !!
And what's your favorite Beer ?

Bille
Guinness. I even managed to find a bar that served it, up in the Catskills! We haven't been able to meet up in London for some time now, so no beer lately.
by David Williamson
Sat, Nov 14 2020, 07:11:03 pm
Forum: Hang Gliding
Topic: Tolmin 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 577

2020?

There's a lot of my flying/drinking buddies in that video and I was due to go out there with them in 2020 but covid put paid to that. I think that the video must be from 2019, unless the bastards went out there, this year, without letting me know!