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Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,348
Posted By GlidingHigh
Christopher Thale's Arrangements & Obit

Christopher Scott Thale, 55, passed away Friday, November 27,2009.
Christopher is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn, his beloved daughter, Amy Gooding, son-in-law, Denny Gooding, grand-doggies...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,348
Posted By GlidingHigh
From Christopher's Wife

I want to thank all of you for being such good friends to Christopher.
As you know, hang gliding was his life.
He is going to be cremated (as per his wishes).
We are having a memorial service on...
Forum: Plans to Fly 11-26-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By GlidingHigh
We'll be at Henson's - the radial ramp. Wind is...

We'll be at Henson's - the radial ramp. Wind is predicted for Dunlap at 9 mph but with fingers crossed we hope it'll be a bit better up top for ridge soaring.

We plan to on top before noon.
Forum: Plans to Fly 11-24-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By GlidingHigh
Do Ya Really Want to Shop on Black Friday?

You know, if you can't stand shopping on Black Friday or if you don't think you can handle the relatives all weekend long or you really need to practice your foot launch skills, you oughta come down...
Forum: Flight Reports 11-20-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By GlidingHigh
Seems like there's been more fall flying that we...

Seems like there's been more fall flying that we managed all summer. Great reports Bryon and Larry!
Forum: Flight Reports 11-20-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By GlidingHigh
Very Nice Mark. Love seeing the other...

Very Nice Mark.

Love seeing the other gliders around you too; gives you some dimension in space.
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By GlidingHigh
My mother fought that frequently. Tell Willy to...

My mother fought that frequently. Tell Willy to do what the doctors tell him!

Best Wishes.
Forum: Plans to Fly 11-15-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By GlidingHigh
So far Thomas, Looks like just Terry and I. No...

So far Thomas, Looks like just Terry and I. No one else has committed yet. There seems to be only one or 2 Chicago guys so far as well. I guess it'll really depend on how fantastic the weather...
Forum: Plans to Fly 11-12-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By GlidingHigh
HG Chicago

A number of the HG Chicago pilots are planning to go down to either Lookout or Henson's for Thanksgiving weekend as well.

Could be a great time! Who else is in?
Forum: Plans to Fly 11-09-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By GlidingHigh
Mike Jamming at Cary's

Short little video of our entertainment on Sunday at Cary's:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLoAGlCy6xk

Thanks Mike and friends ( Sherri Hadley, and the other guy playing fiddle later was Jim...
Forum: Plans to Fly 11-09-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By GlidingHigh
Sledding at Cary's

Busy morning so I didn't have time to post...no one else posted as there wasn't much to talk about.

We had Rick, Jim (tug), Paul, Sean (and later Rob), Terry, Ron, and myself. Mike B showed up to...
Forum: Plans to Fly 11-06-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By GlidingHigh
I'm a bit amazed at the lack of response. I would...

I'm a bit amazed at the lack of response. I would love to come out and play.

Sunday in Columbus is a bit too far for me.

Come On! Who's all in?
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By GlidingHigh
Yes, my issue was messed up. Repeated pages, part...

Yes, my issue was messed up. Repeated pages, part of one of the vintage full page photos incomplete. A mess.
Forum: Flight Reports 11-03-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By GlidingHigh
Well, I didn't gripe too much given that I was...

Well, I didn't gripe too much given that I was flying (pun intended).
Forum: Flight Reports 11-02-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By GlidingHigh
Flying in Indiana

The Indiana Group got out on Sunday, 11/1, for fall flying with static tow. We had 8 pilots and a pretty decent day. Not a real high ceiling, but very buoyant.

I squeaked out a 1/2 hr flight from...
Forum: Off-topic 10-27-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By GlidingHigh
Winds for the weekend are forecast to be SW to...

Winds for the weekend are forecast to be SW to WSW Sat/Sun respectively. Madison is a N site.

Might be better for 35.
Forum: Off-topic 10-26-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By GlidingHigh
Hang Gliding Throughout the Solar System

Interesting pic:

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap091021.html

Don't look for Martian's on the ground, they're probably soaring.
Forum: Flight Reports 10-26-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By GlidingHigh
I missed seeing this Larry. Guess I won't...

I missed seeing this Larry. Guess I won't complain about a bit of rowdy air anymore...I've never hit that "Sporty" air.

Great flight; even better that you missed the trees and can write about it.
Forum: Plans to Fly 10-26-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By GlidingHigh
Nice handling in rowdy conditions Michal!

Nice handling in rowdy conditions Michal!
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By GlidingHigh
Frank, Just speak up if you want some donations...

Frank, Just speak up if you want some donations headed your way.
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By GlidingHigh
Ohh, Kim, too bad you're not already ahead of the...

Ohh, Kim, too bad you're not already ahead of the game. Forecast is N - 10-20 mph. I expect that'd be perfect conditions.
Forum: Safety & Know-how 10-12-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By GlidingHigh
A number of us are using the Raven Sky Sports...

A number of us are using the Raven Sky Sports Wheels, also expensive. They hold up fine but a on the lighter side as far as weight and rigidity; can't take too much side force.

The good thing...
Forum: Plans to Fly 10-10-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By GlidingHigh
Come On Larrys, Pfeiffers, all the flying dudes!...

Come On Larrys, Pfeiffers, all the flying dudes! At the very least we open up the gliders to see what they look like! We can help Craig and each other go over assembly instructions. Let's get out...
Forum: Plans to Fly 10-09-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By GlidingHigh
Weekend at Cary's?

Wow, no talk or chatter of flying this weekend? Ground too wet to even think about thermals forming? Light winds, partly cloudy...Dr. Jack says good. What say Dr. Hassan?

Is it worth trying...can...
Forum: Flight Reports 10-06-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,951
Posted By GlidingHigh
Michal's Pics & Vids!

Most excellent Michal. Glad you got a lot of practice launching. Your two videos show well executed launches; great landings as well! Looks like you have made that wing all your own. (And what a sign...
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