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by mario
Thu Sep 10, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strange glider
Replies: 11
Views: 3194

Harry, Great to see you and your ol' Fledge are flying! I recently took Carlos' Aolus out for a test flight at Crestline. Someone there by the name of Crazy..... had a Fledge 2 that he was going over to prepare for flight again. I was impressed with the weight and the size of the control frame for c...
by mario
Thu Sep 10, 2015 3:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strange glider
Replies: 11
Views: 3194

That glider looks loopy!!!
I know who you are because my brother Carlos flew with you for years!
I'm sure there are others in the club that will remember you.
Does this mean you are still flying?!?
Mario
by mario
Fri Aug 21, 2015 11:07 pm
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Dockweiler insurance
Replies: 16
Views: 6485

Great news and thanks for whatever negotiation help that was offered by USHPA. I had my first flight there in 1973 when I was 10 and Joe Greblo and Rich Grigsby offered my brother and me a free try. I knew it was for me the moment my feet left the ground, and that flight is still very fresh in my me...
by mario
Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Girls wanted!
Replies: 0
Views: 970

Girls wanted!

Hey all you great female Sylmar pilots, check this out and submit some pictures!
"Girls just wanna have flights!"
https://www.facebook.com/events/1069378086440734/
by mario
Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Labor Day in the Owens
Replies: 14
Views: 5839

I just realized that one must be an H4 to fly Walt's Point :oops: :roll: (for obvious reasons) so maybe I'll just go to camp and chase.
Another reason to get my 4 :wink:
by mario
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:12 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Labor Day in the Owens
Replies: 14
Views: 5839

Owens

I'm also interested in going, weather permitting.
by mario
Tue Jul 14, 2015 4:47 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Flytec 6015 for $425 -SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 1821

Flytec 6015 for $425 -SOLD

Like new Flytec 6015 for sale, $425.
Only used seven times (with acrylic cover.)
Includes:
- original packaging (bought new 3/2015)
- Manual
- Protective Carry Bag
- acrylic cover
- USB connector
- 6" Universal HG Bracket

Mario
by mario
Thu Jun 04, 2015 5:00 am
Forum: Flight Discussion
Topic: Throwback Thursday
Replies: 3
Views: 2846

Epic flight and great writing! Thanks for finding and sharing that!
by mario
Wed May 20, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Litesport 3
Replies: 2
Views: 1986

Hey Janyce,
I sent you a PM. I hope this means you're getting the RX of your dreams- and I don't mean drug. ;-)
Mario
by mario
Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: Flight Discussion
Topic: How were Sunday and Monday?
Replies: 9
Views: 4610

Congratulations on an awesome flight, Greg! Jonathan too! (Nice job getting him to write the report, Greg A! Hope you're healing quickly!) Awesome weekend and I imagine there were many other great flights. I only managed to fly Sunday at Crestline, getting a bit over 9k, pushing my envelope by feet,...
by mario
Sat Jan 10, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Intro to Flytec 5030 & 6030 - Sat 1/10/15
Replies: 15
Views: 4834

Many thanks to Rob for sharing his knowledge and to all that helped make this clinic happen, including having copies of the 5030 manual to help understand some of this complex gadget!
by mario
Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Intro to Flytec 5030 & 6030 - Sat 1/10/15
Replies: 15
Views: 4834

I am interested.
I just need to find a used 5030 for sale!
by mario
Thu Oct 23, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Drogue use in the LZ
Replies: 9
Views: 4903

Thank you OP for bringing up this safety issue. I commend you for it - admission is the first step. I know that I am not the only one that has worried about you (and others) as you fly high and low with your drogue of choice. Now we have others that are flaunting drogue use - including on this open ...
by mario
Sun Aug 24, 2014 7:07 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: WANTED: WW U2 145 or Sport 2 135
Replies: 0
Views: 1379

WANTED: WW U2 145 or Sport 2 135

I would also consider other similar gliders.
Time to fly something from this century!
Thanks,
Mario
by mario
Wed Aug 20, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Wills Wing Eagle 164 $1500 - SOLD!
Replies: 0
Views: 1393

Wills Wing Eagle 164 $1500 - SOLD!

Like new, clean and crispy condition! Only flown 6 times with about 10 hrs on it. Never whacked or damaged and always stored in a tube. White top and leading edge with Blue/Magenta under. Includes folding basetube, fin, and rib chart. Great flying glider! I am only selling it because I need a smalle...
by mario
Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: Flying Related
Topic: By Request.....
Replies: 7
Views: 2274

Thanks for sharing those awesome vids, Jonathan!
I hope you'll be able to start flying that falcon again soon.
Best wishes for your recovery!
Mario
by mario
Mon May 19, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Some Spring Air Festival Images
Replies: 6
Views: 2391

Thanks for posting and sharing these photos (and video) Jonathan!
Thanks also to all the awesome people of this club that organized and made this event so great!!!
by mario
Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Ojai Memorial Day Fly in
Replies: 23
Views: 8207

Please count me, glider and tent in. Thank you guys for hosting another Ojai fly in! Can't wait!
by mario
Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Mark IV - 17
Replies: 0
Views: 1470

Mark IV - 17

Airwave Vision Mark IV - 17
A very nice handling glider with less than 90 hrs on it. One owner and it was always stored in a garage or tube. In good condition. A great first glider for an H2 and up with many hours left on it.
$800

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by mario
Tue Apr 01, 2014 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wing loading
Replies: 14
Views: 5133

"I think one under-appreciated factor is that it's more fun to fly whatever glider your friends are flying." I don't know Ken, sometimes it's nice to be flying something different, don't you think? Okay, truth is I am coming to to the conclusion that I will be looking for a Sport 2 135 unless I feel...