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by jfriesne
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Flying related
Topic: Gliding snakes
Replies: 0
Views: 360

Gliding snakes

The glide ratio isn't great, but given the amount of lifting area available it's very good:

https://youtu.be/gpW5aWMxrEw
by jfriesne
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Flight Discussion
Topic: Valle
Replies: 1
Views: 639

Re: Valle

Typo correction: Rudy's web site is at https://vuelolibre.mx

Agreed that the flying and the vacation were both excellent :)
by jfriesne
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Flying related
Topic: Flying the hard way
Replies: 0
Views: 774

Flying the hard way

by jfriesne
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back from Valley Of The Brave
Replies: 3
Views: 1258

Here are some GoPro flying highlights from Valle, in case anybody wants to see them:

https://public.msli.com/lcs/jaf/valle-highlights.mov
by jfriesne
Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Flying related
Topic: Gyro-boating
Replies: 0
Views: 1196

Gyro-boating

by jfriesne
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Flying related
Topic: LA speed check
Replies: 1
Views: 1166

LA speed check

by jfriesne
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Return of the forum
Replies: 7
Views: 1722

Re: Return of the forum

Thanks Ken! I know how much work can be involved in that sort of thing.
by jfriesne
Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: commercial trandems are getting out of control
Replies: 3
Views: 1909

Re: commercial trandems are getting out of control

Going by Fred's statistic about his tandem glider being able to carry 6000 pounds, they should be able to get an additional 30 passengers on board, no?
by jfriesne
Thu Mar 31, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SHGA WiFi
Replies: 20
Views: 5724

Until the club provides free, or greatly subsidized, gasoline for all members, charging an EV without paying is "F'in freeloading"! Just to put some numbers on the EV 'freeloading' issue, it looks like (assuming 15-cents-per-kWh electric rates in Sylmar; I have no idea if that's accurate), that a f...
by jfriesne
Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Flying related
Topic: A proper VG system
Replies: 0
Views: 2228

A proper VG system

by jfriesne
Mon Aug 17, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Here's a tough LZ
Replies: 0
Views: 1232

Here's a tough LZ

by jfriesne
Sun Aug 16, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smarter hang glider transport
Replies: 1
Views: 1020

Smarter hang glider transport

For the modern urban hang gliding enthusiast.

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