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by magicpotato
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Flyng the Owens in October
Replies: 21
Views: 2131

Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Think this trip would be right up my alley as well. Any weekend is good for me.
by magicpotato
Tue May 14, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Ride wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 1151

Ride wanted

I have a glider that needs a ride from Marina to the windsports garage. If you're planning on heading that way please let me know! My bounty is $50, but I know gas ain't cheap... Text is best 310-971-6one6three.
by magicpotato
Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Big Sur Crash
Replies: 1
Views: 1023

Big Sur Crash

Had my first real crash at Big Sur this year... Below is a full report that I made. Unfortunately, this is my best account. The only other witnesses were non-pilots and hippies (there was an ongoing Jade festival that weekend), so I tried to give the best unbiased report that I could. https://docs.g...
by magicpotato
Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Donations
Replies: 28
Views: 6055

I don't get it, Bob. You use USHPA rated sites, you like to fly, and you don't want to contribute to something that serves you (like it or not, those sites didn't come without hard work). Why not find your own hill that you require a US Hawk rating to fly off of and see how well it works out? It's p...
by magicpotato
Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: The insurance problem
Replies: 43
Views: 13084

Ken, thanks for posting this. We really need to keep sites insured not just for satisfying landowners, but also cities. Best example is dockweiler beach, now that insurance is gone, the city will take away our special use permit for the site. On top of this, USHPA has great political leverage and ga...