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Ninth Annual Freedom’s Wings International Event

Hosted by Philadelphia Glider Council The official announcement of the Freedom’s Wings International (FWI) – Philadelphia Glider Council (PGC) event is going out! This is our ninth (9th!) year hosted by PGC, and we’re looking forward again to a great time for everybody involved. Freedom’s Wings International is a non-profit organization which provides an opportunity for persons…

Updates on 4 May Payne-Tito Wave Flight

Jim and Dennis launched at sunrise from Minden. I’m in KY on a family visit, sorry for the delay. They have over 500 km with a long run between Hurlong and Lone Pine thus far. I will be blogging on the Soaring Café site for the rest of the day.

LAUNCHING of a new Café

… and, why are you making me log in? When you visit SoaringCafe.com later this week, it’s going to be a little different. We’ve been working behind the scenes for many weeks getting ready to launch our new and improved site. The biggest change you’ll notice, is that in order to read complete stories and the…

Payne and Tito in Wave…Again!

Jim Payne and Dennis Tito are at it again! You can follow their flight at Jackie’s blog. Here’s a message we received from Jackie This morning. Below are links to near real time satellite tracking for Jim and Dennis. they have contacted “great wave” and Jim has sent several photos. I have a blog started…

The Perlan DG 1001M achieves new US-Speed Record

Jim Payne and Dennis Tito accomplish another Wave-Mission Last night Jackie Payne sent out a short note via e-mail from California around the world: “If all paperwork goes ok, looks like 135 kph for a 521 km triangle. That should beat two US national multi-place triangle speed records.” This morning my SeeYou states “all reached…