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Oklahoma Hang Gliding

Postby JoeF » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:15 am

Oklahoma Hang Gliding
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This topic thread is suggested for blossoming hang gliding in the state of Oklahoma. History of hang gliding in Oklahoma could be one of the strands of roots for the topic thread. Current and future aspects of HG in OK state? Possibilities. Changes. Pilots. Pilot experiences. Sites. Open new sites. Etc.
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Rick, any early 1900s' newspaper clips for HG in OK?
Here is a general aviation history starter link: OKaviationHistoryGeneral where HG won't be obvious at first levels.
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Recent research by John "Southside" resulted in some distance-site record statements (else uncertified; John has researched for 34 years in HG; he is retiring from flying: "I'm sure there are a lot of new records that are not on the page.") Hey, John Scott, thanks for all the research you have done throughout the years! :salute: :salute: :salute: :salute: :salute: :
OKLAHOMA:

Cavanal Hill -
FW Troy Fant 35 Miles


Buffalo Mountain -
FW Bruce Mahoney 142 Miles
FW Greg Chastain 46 Miles(T)
FW Greg Chastain 28 Miles(OR)
PG Britton Shaw 95 Miles
PG Britton Shaw 34.75 Miles (T)
PG Britton Shaw 44 Miles (OR)
RW Mark Stump 83 Miles
RW Roy Mahoney 24 Miles (OR)
RW Mark Stump 35 Miles (T)

Deer Creek -
FW Bob Peck 81 Miles

Heavener -
FW Warren Flatte 75 Miles
*PG Britton Shaw 129 Miles
RW Mark Stump 106 Miles

Inola 412 Tow -
FW Bruce Mahoney 82 Miles

Panorama -
FW Warren Flatte 64.6 Miles
PG Britton Shaw 109.5 Miles

Corrections and updates on distance and all other OK matters are welcome in this topic thread.
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