47th Anniversary Otto Lilienthal Reunion and Vintage Gliders

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47th Anniversary Otto Lilienthal Meet

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed May 30, 2018 1:11 am

Frank showed us his nifty new "Colver Swing Seat" that he'd been working on:

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Jerry (first 100 mile flight) Katz was a very pleasant surprise:

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Then it was time to start assembling gliders:

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Re: 47th Anniversary Otto Lilienthal Reunion and Vintage Gli

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed May 30, 2018 1:35 am

Joe Greblo got there early ...

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     ... and Joe Faust did a great job of logging all the guests:

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Arrivals and Setting Up Gliders

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed May 30, 2018 1:38 am

Before long, everyone started arriving and assembling their gliders ...

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Bev's First Flight

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed May 30, 2018 1:39 am

Bev made her very first hang gliding flight!

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Way to go Bev!!!!!

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Colver Swing Seat

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed May 30, 2018 1:39 am

The "Colver Swing Seat" was a big hit:

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Qucksilver

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed May 30, 2018 1:40 am

Floyd brought his Quicksilver this year.

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John Anderson

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed May 30, 2018 1:41 am

John Anderson put a few more flights under his belt:

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Way to go John!!!!      :salute: :salute: :salute:
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Little Hawk

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed May 30, 2018 1:42 am

Little Hawk was fun for "flying" without leaving the ground:

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Youngest Pilot Award

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed May 30, 2018 9:57 am

And the "Youngest Pilot Award" goes to ...

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Bev's Other Flights

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed May 30, 2018 10:25 am

Bev made at least 5 more flights for a total of at least 6!!

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Way to go Bev!!

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