Dockweiler Forecast/Flying: Monday, September 25th, 2017

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Dockweiler Forecast/Flying: Monday, September 25th, 2017

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:50 pm

The forecast looks great for Monday (and not too bad for Tuesday either):

  Monday Forecast (made on Sunday Sep 24th at 9:37pm)  



Time6a7a8a9a10a11a12n1p2p3p4p5p6p7p8p9p10p
Direction3030404040290290290260260260260260260250250250
Speed3.03.06.06.06.09.09.09.015.015.015.015.015.015.09.09.09.0



  Tuesday Forecast (made on Sunday Sep 24th at 9:37pm)  



Time6a7a8a9a10a11a12n1p2p3p4p5p6p7p8p9p10p
Direction5050404040240240240240240240240240240240240240
Speed5.05.06.06.06.010.010.010.010.010.010.012.012.012.012.012.012.0



Here's the forecast plot for the week (the times on the plot are local, but the date/time of the forecast is still in UTC time):

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The top plot (red) shows lifting wind assuming that the slope faces west (pretty close assumption). The second plot (green) is the raw wind speed,
and the third plot (blue) is the wind direction.
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Re: Dockweiler Forecast/Flying: Monday, September 25th, 2017

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:17 am

The forecast wind was delayed by a few hours. It was very light until the last few hours of the day. We flew until sunset with Joe topping the list at 21 documented flights, Bob with 18, and Ed (our newest Friend of Dockweiler :clap: ) at 3. That's a total of 42 which fits nicely on 2 pages of 21 each (7 rows x 3 cols per page). Here they are:

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Re: Dockweiler Forecast/Flying: Monday, September 25th, 2017

Postby wingspan33 » Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:42 pm

We want videos! :D

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Re: Dockweiler Forecast/Flying: Monday, September 25th, 2017

Postby Frank Colver » Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:47 pm

If I wasn't in Utah now you'd have videos!

Home from Utah Saturday, maybe Dockweiler next Monday or Tuesday, with the Condors.

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Re: Dockweiler Forecast/Flying: Monday, September 25th, 2017

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:28 am

wingspan33 wrote:We want videos! :D

:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:


Print them out on paper and flip through them like we did when we were kids. :)

I would like to add vimeo videos to our site some time. I tried a while back, but I couldn't get it to work. The YouTube videos work, but not vimeo. :think:


Frank Colver wrote:Home from Utah Saturday, maybe Dockweiler next Monday or Tuesday, with the Condors.


I hope you had a good time and I can't wait for a full report about your trip.

Drive safely!! :wave:
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Re: Dockweiler Forecast/Flying: Monday, September 25th, 2017

Postby Bill Cummings » Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:50 am

Bob my older model Toshiba didn't have enough processor speed to handle Vimeo but my newer model Dell will produce good viewing with Vimeo. So this could be part of the Vimeo viewing problem or is it not pairing up well with phpBB software?
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