Author Archive for Tony Condon

Soaring over Llano Estacado

[Author’s Note: Here is a newspaper article I wrote after a great flight I had in September 2010, Enjoy! — Tony Condon, abcondon@gmail.com] Ever dream of soaring like a bird?  Most people have, I believe, and it was this dream that brought me to Littlefield over Labor Day 2010.  When faced with the long weekend…

Soaring to Falls City

On May 2nd at 1:30 in the afternoon I sat in my sailplane on the runway at Sunflower Gliderport in Yoder, KS. I wasn’t sure exactly where I was headed, but I knew I was going to hook up to the tow plane, climb above the airport, release, and then soar as far as I…