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Spring … Go South!

“Spring, Go South.” KSA members have been saying that for decades. Since well before Jim LeSeuer wrote his article “Distance in the Spring” in the March 1967 Soaring, pilots in Kansas have been watching spring cold fronts pass, watch the weather behind them closely, and occasionally chase one towards the Gulf of Mexico.

Thermals, Ridge, and Wave

Author’s Note: This is a reprint from my club newsletter about a weekend trip to Talihina, OK in February 2013. For more information on ridge and wave soaring in Oklahoma, check out http://talihinasoaring.com/Talihina_Soaring/Welcome.html. The toll booth operators in Oklahoma are getting smart. They wanted to know if I was headed to a glider convention. Jeff…