Dockweiler RHG Diary

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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:57 pm

John flew again today for another excellent set of flights!!

John was joined by Mariam who made her first hang gliding flights today!!!!

Congratulations to both!!!!!!! :clap: :thumbup:
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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:24 pm

Here are some screen shots from yesterday's flying at Dockweiler:

John's first flight of the day:

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Mariam's first flight ... ever:

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John and Mariam celebrating:

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John's 2nd of the day:

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Mariam's 2nd of the day:

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John's 3rd of the day:

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Mariam's 3rd of the day:

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John's 4th of the day:

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Mariam's 4th of the day:

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John's 5th of the day:

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Mariam's 5th of the day:

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Mariam's 6th of the day:

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Mariam's 7th of the day:

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Mariam's 8th of the day:

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Great flying John and Mariam!!! :thumbup:
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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:57 am

Monday and Tuesday ...

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... are looking good!!!
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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby JoeF » Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:55 am

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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby SamKellner » Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:01 pm

John and Mariam did Fantastic

They'll never be the same after that. :)

Dockweiler strikes again !

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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby JoeF » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:04 am

BobK and JoeF practiced short talks to be delivered this morning at Los Angeles Board of Supervisors. Aim: wider window for recreational hang gliding at Dockweiler; report later.

July 9, 2019:
Then by noon we'll be at the flying site ready for some cool wind for some hang gliding.
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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:27 am

We had a fun day of flying Tuesday after speaking at the Board of Supervisors meeting.

Between Joe and I, we must have flown well over 60 flights ... maybe more. The wind was west/northwest at a good speed (maybe 12 to 14 mph). Joe and I both made northbound soaring passes, but we only made one or two return flights to the south.

We cleaned up a pile of charcoal briquettes on launch and referred a number of visitors to the Windsports school during their business hours.

It was a fun day. Thanks Joe!!!
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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby JoeF » Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:33 pm

Forecast for Monday, August 19, 2019.
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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby JoeF » Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:38 pm

Tuesday tomorrow:
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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:37 am

Update ... after midnight:

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