Tag Archive for competition

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…

SGP-Sisteron Day 4 Winners

This just in from the SGP … Graham Parker, Mike Young, and Geogio Galetto captured the top three spots in today’s race. Check in later for Ritz’s race blog. Update: @faisgp: Latest news from @Briansgp: It’s currently a dead heat between Parker and Young. Will need a bit more time to come up with today’s…

Day 3@ Sisteron

I admired Bruce yesterday. As you have read in my blog, he flew most of the short, difficult and slow race alone. Here is his story…

Exciting Soaring News from Some Comps

… and awesome weather in parts of Europe! This blog is a bit long, but there is SO much news. ENJOY it! Great weather, but also disappointing weather, comps and Nationals,… With a HIGH over the North sea the predictions for this weekend were more than hopeful. Yesterday it proved to be true, now in…

Perry (Wagener, SC) Airstrip Review, Part I

Authors Preface:  As many of you have already discovered, I password-protected this post so I could show it to Al Tyler and get his input before making the review public. This turned out to be an epic mistake, as Bill Elliott was apparently deluged with complaints and/or requests for access (sorry Bill!). So … I’m…