Author Archive for Trish Drury

Trish is a nature and travel photographer whose images have been published in magazines, field guides, calendars, textbooks, editorials, etc!   She is represented by Danita Delimont (danitadelimont.com) where some of her work can be viewed.   Trish also markets notecards and wall art.   Husband Bill Drury (now flying a SZD-55) introduced her to soaring many years ago on a unique courtship date -- glider flight out of El Mirage in a Schweizer 2-33.   After many very tight thermal climbs in the desert heat Trish said, “I don’t feel too well.”   “Are you SURE?”   Bill replied. “This is 1000 ft/minute lift!”

Concordia Deploying Its Drogue Chute

At the recent Perry contest I was able to try the chute and it worked fine after a few small changes. Trish Drury was nice enough to make a series of very good pictures of the Concordia landing with chute deployment which was very helpful in sorting out the small issues.  The Drogue chute is…