Author Archive for Daniel Sazhin

So You Have Landed Out … Now What!?

When I started cross-country soaring three years ago, I paid a lot of attention to the many publications that give tips and instructions about how to land out safely in a field. They talk about appropriate patterns, noting slope, surface, obstacles and wind, when to stop soaring and start landing, among many other important things.…

Having Fun in the DuckHawk 15m Sailplane

In early September, I had a fantastic day of flying at Blairstown Airport, the culmination of which was having the opportunity to fly Windward Performance’s new DuckHawk. I had just flown the club Grob Twin Astir with my brother, promptly falling out and not exactly having one of my best landings in it.