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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:45 am

Vicarious Icarus (JD) in prone with one hand on basebar while other hand is pulling VG cord
Jonathan Dietch
Elsinore to Capistrano Beach
Part of over-hou-half video "Soaring to 11,000' & the Ocean w/ Spectacular Views!"
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Launch: No room for any helper error! None!
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"I'm freezing up here; I want to get lower." JD

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================================================= further position

Of several onboard cameras:
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At 6000+ pulling VG cord
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:06 am

Somewhat close to Red's post which see.
But:
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:11 am

Full body CG moved to pilot's left
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:12 am

Positioned to keep airspeed up through wind gradient in preparation for landing
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:12 am

More JD during big flight
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:25 am

Marina
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Head in front of TCF, feet behind basebar, hands on near downtubes. T2flier
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:36 am

What position?
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:45 am

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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:46 am

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Different seated
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:51 pm

One hand on basebar; other hand saluting viewers celebrating open recreational hang gliding at POTM
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