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by mario
Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wing loading
Replies: 14
Views: 5133

Thank you everyone, as I found your numbers and experiences very helpful in choosing my new glider!!!! I've decided to get a single surface glider because I just can't seem to get out to fly enough. I also went for 170ft^2 and a wing loading of 1.39lbs/ft^2 because of the inefficiency of an SS wing ...
by mario
Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wing loading
Replies: 14
Views: 5133

Thanks everyone! I also got a PM saying:
1.7 - Sport 2 155
1.9 - T2C 144

Anyone that flies a U2 or the like care to show and tell?
by mario
Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wing loading
Replies: 14
Views: 5133

"I think wing loading and the associated performance varies greatly depending on the glider. So the comparison of loading isn't that useful" Thanks OP, I agree with you on the above and that is why I asked to know which wing you are flying when giving your wing loading. Having said that, I find your...
by mario
Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wing loading
Replies: 14
Views: 5133

Wing loading

Much to the joy of some here, I was looking at buying a newer (used) hang glider to replace my almost 30 year old GTR. I'm hoping to find a Sport2 or U2 type HG. I know, good luck, right! I would like to get some idea of what wing loadings people are flying at Kagel and hopefully their thoughts on t...
by mario
Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Airwave Vision Mark IV 17
Replies: 0
Views: 1635

Airwave Vision Mark IV 17

Airwave Vision Mark IV 17
A very nice handling glider with less than 80 hrs on it. One owner and it was always stored in garage or tube. In good condition. A great first glider for an H2 and up. $1100.
by mario
Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Events
Topic: 4th Annual Awhai Ranch Independence Day Fly In
Replies: 22
Views: 8994

Thanks Emily and Andy! I look forward to being and flying there!
Mario
by mario
Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Friday FLYING
Replies: 9
Views: 2231

Friday FLYING

If there is room for another person, I'm in!
by mario
Sun Jun 24, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 2nd Annual Ojai 4th of July Fly-in
Replies: 18
Views: 6618

Re: 2nd Annual Ojai 4th of July Fly-in

I will be there!!
Thanks,
Mario Miralles