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by jdelear
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Flyng the Owens in October
Replies: 21
Views: 804

Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Interested, but not for the weekend of the 21st.
by jdelear
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: At home glider storage suggestions, looking for P.I.P
Replies: 2
Views: 659

Yes, I have one. PVC twelve inch diameter.
by jdelear
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Labor Day WE in the Owens
Replies: 5
Views: 1070


I will be driving to Owens Valley for Labor Dag weekend, around 7PM Friday and meet up with Steve Murillo. Anybody need a ride?
by jdelear
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Flight Discussion
Topic: High Day in July
Replies: 1
Views: 777

I want to mention how accurate the forecast Cutter’s Call was, the altitude forecast accurate, 14,200 was the highest I’ve ever been at Kagel, and the buoyant lines north of the mountains that showed up on the computer program were accurate as well, it was buoyant north of West Towers and Canyon Cou...
by jdelear
Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting airport approaches at SMO LAX
Replies: 2
Views: 1128

Yes, they reverse the runways at LAX when its blowing down. And on the north side runway landings are from the ocean in the early morning hours until 6:30, (runway 6), while at the same time takeoff on the south side runways (runways 25), are westbound.
by jdelear
Tue Apr 22, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Baby Rattle Snake on launch
Replies: 2
Views: 1371

danger when the snake slithers under your equipment
by jdelear
Mon Sep 16, 2013 7:27 am
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Broken ankle
Replies: 8
Views: 4401

Broken ankle

My landing resulted in broken ankle bones Sunday 09/15. The wind was about 2 MPH, and the flare was a little early. I have 2 landings with my new glider, a LitespeedS, (my old glider is the CXS), and both times the wind was light and I flared a little early. They both looked ok, but this landing I h...
by jdelear
Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Erwin - We had many good times!
Replies: 22
Views: 9515

RIP Erwin

Erwin was a good friend and will be missed. One example of his loyalty was in the Owens Valley my Jeep Cherokee wouldn't start at Tuttle Creek campground and I needed it fixed, so Powerline Mike towed us with his van and a rope to Whitney portal rd and we coasted into Lone Pine. He stayed with me un...
by jdelear
Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:26 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Parachute Clinic - Interested in attending?
Replies: 9
Views: 3530

parachute clinic

I'm in as well.
by jdelear
Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cleaning House
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Cleaning house

For those that didn't make the usters list, but are still paid up in shga and ushga, but just don't show up much, list our names as paid up members.