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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:48 am

I am not yet clear whether the shown is a Whitehead version of biplane or Otto Lilienthal original. I named the present files.
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Starting Airship From Side of a Hill


Clip from newspaper photo; tag: ARP

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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:40 pm

At Mike Jefferson's services
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:05 pm

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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:31 pm

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Pilot seems to be positioned with the TCF lacking all flying wires.
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:44 pm

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Big Walker Mountain, Va
Quiet position, watching wind markers, standing erect holding both downtubes, not yet ready to launch ...
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2017.06.03 Big Walker Mountain Hang Gliding 'Sky Pirates'

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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:49 pm

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TCF and pilot are positioned somewhat apart as pilot tows TCF upslope using small wheels that dig into the turf some.
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:59 pm

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Enclosed by TCF, two pose while one foot stays the basebar so wind does not move wing during the photography.
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby magentabluesky » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:50 pm

The cross bar is where you hang your swing seat. No Shirt, No Shoes, just a helmet and shorts. Dockweiler 1978
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:04 am

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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:54 am

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Positioned between TCF's two wheels
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