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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:50 pm

Harness permits various positions of pilot within TCF


Cloud9 Morph harness — a quiet revolution
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:13 pm

Pure pose in mimic position: no intention of lifting the wing.
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:10 pm

Swagger in front of landed TCF
after historic high flight, age 83,
POTM
by Frank Colver
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https://vimeo.com/286709941
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ElationPosturePositionAge83WalkingAwayFromTCFafterHighFlightPOTMAug23of2018FrankColver.JPG
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Positioned in front of the TCF: John Heiney congratulates Frank Colver.
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:42 pm

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Circa 1983 Europe
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:44 am

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Prone pilot positioned within TCF having streamlined downtubes or queenposts
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See in the following link several positions within a TCF where Frank Colver's extended handles are attached to stock TCF.
The pilot is showing off the Colver Swing Seat at POTM. We may examine several positions of the pilot.
:arrow: :idea: HERE

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And also this morning, another position for the TCF:
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This image was clipped from videoHERE

==============From same video: another position of TCF in final approach
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:58 am

" an SST. Chris Hansen is the pilot."

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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:09 am

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Have three TCF in one assembly on a version of the Icarus V
Clip is from a [url=1978.11 Rob Softly built Icarus V [5]hang glider by Taras Kiceniuk jr]videoHERE[/url]
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Framing is painted by art tool over the photo.
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby SamKellner » Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:58 pm

JoeF wrote:Swagger in front of landed TCF
after historic high flight, age 83,
POTM
Inspiring, Frank ! :salute: :salute: :salute: :salute: :salute:


That's what I thought :D

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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:42 pm

A position to avoid:
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:53 pm

Some TCF positions to avoid are captured in this video"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaioWw8rIgs
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