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by Bob Kuczewski
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Flight Discussion
Topic: Over the Back
Replies: 8
Views: 270

Re: Over the Back

Great flight ... Great description.

Thanks for sharing it.
by Bob Kuczewski
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:23 am
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Calling USHPA's Bluff
Replies: 150
Views: 35127

Re: Calling USHPA's Bluff

The Torrey Hawks continue to work for fair oversight and access for all pilots at Torrey.

On April 18th, 2021 we gained a letter of support from the La Jolla Town Council. The letter is posted on our forum here:

https://ushawks.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=3746
by Bob Kuczewski
Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Calling USHPA's Bluff
Replies: 150
Views: 35127

Re: Calling USHPA's Bluff

Great video Doug!!

Thanks for remembering me. :)
by Bob Kuczewski
Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Saturday's incident
Replies: 10
Views: 478

Re: Saturday's incident

Thanks very much for sharing that experience, and I'm glad there's no permanent damage.

Great job by the SHGA in handling the incident!!!
by Bob Kuczewski
Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Appeal to USHPA Region 3 Director Ken Andrews
Replies: 7
Views: 3095

Re: Appeal to USHPA Region 3 Director Ken Andrews

March 4th 2016, RichardShaw wrote:Without getting into a protracted debate (which I will not do) Ken took office for the first time Jan. 1 2016. If you have been hounding him for "a number of months" now, I'd cool your jets, give the guy some time.
How much time Richard?

Oh, never mind.
by Bob Kuczewski
Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2020 Summary
Replies: 2
Views: 408

Re: 2020 Summary

DrJeff wrote:
Mon Jan 25, 2021 8:46 pm
... I do want to say, "WOW" and "THANKS" to all who have helped ...

Dr. Jeff, who still hopes to fly again...
Ditto!! Great Job to Rob and the SHGA!!

Bob Kuczewski, who still hopes to fly again...
by Bob Kuczewski
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Year End 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 1564

Re: Year End 2019

Vrezh wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:33 pm
Rob,
Thank you very much for your endless work around the LZ and in the club!
We are truly fortunate to have you!
And congrats on your reelection!
Agreed.

That's an impressive list of accomplishments Rob. Thank you.
by Bob Kuczewski
Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Kevin in Hospital
Replies: 7
Views: 2574

Re: Kevin in Hospital

It's always great when these kinds of topics trend toward descriptions of recovery. The accelerating advances in medical technology remind us that we should never say "never" on what the future brings. I still remember the worldwide media coverage of the first heart transplant. A buddy of mine got a...
by Bob Kuczewski
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Appeal to USHPA Region 3 Director Ken Andrews
Replies: 7
Views: 3095

Re: Appeal to USHPA Region 3 Director Ken Andrews

Without getting into a protracted debate (which I will not do) Ken took office for the first time Jan. 1 2016. If you have been hounding him for "a number of months" now, I'd cool your jets, give the guy some time. How much time Richard? I've been unable to fly my favorite sites for 5 years now. It...
by Bob Kuczewski
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WINGNUTZ for Regional Director
Replies: 12
Views: 3052

Re: WINGNUTZ for Regional Director

Current USHPA Directors: Owen Shoemaker Director 01 5/30/2019 12/31/2019 Steve Rodrigues Director 02 5/30/2019 12/31/2019 Neil R. Hansen Director 03 5/30/2019 12/31/2019 Gregory Kelley Director 04 5/30/2019 12/31/2019 Kenneth L. Grubbs Director 05 5/30/2019 12/19/2019 Felipe Amunategui Director 06 5...
by Bob Kuczewski
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: A little history of SHGA
Replies: 1
Views: 787

Re: A little history of SHGA

Thanks Larry. Katherine Yardly is mentioned prominently in your link: : : : Pilots Join Civic Groups “They’ve been joining the social and service clubs in Sylmar,” said Jean Booth, past president of the Sylmar Women’s Club and also a director of the civic association. “They volunteer to do all sorts...
by Bob Kuczewski
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Katherine Yardley - Sad News
Replies: 16
Views: 3886

Re: Katherine Yardley - Sad News

Here is an outstanding video you may have seen by Wayne Yentis. Time to look again. It's got so many beloved friends and some who have left the Earth already. Katherine Yardley at the 30 minute mark, Rome Dodson, Irwin too! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FvqIhDBn3E&list=WL&index=9 Thanks Malury. ...
by Bob Kuczewski
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Joe Greblo, Here's your Proof ...
Replies: 1
Views: 1044

Re: Joe Greblo, Here's your Proof ...

Since the SHGA forum has been relocated, the previous link no longer works. Here's that same link updated to the new address format: http://shga.com/forum/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=5305 By the way, it is highly disappointing that Joe Greblo appeared to harbor (and possibly spread?) an incorrect ru...
by Bob Kuczewski
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WINGNUTZ for Regional Director
Replies: 12
Views: 3052

Re: WINGNUTZ for Regional Director

Larry, Ken, Alan, and Erika, That's all 3 of USHPA's Region 3 Directors and USHPA's Communications Manager. Can any one of you state the actual ratings for the two pilots killed at Torrey Pines? Glenn Johnny Peter Bengtsson, Carlsbad (43) Raul Gonzalez Valerio, Laguna Hills (61) There have been a n...
by Bob Kuczewski
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Ken Andrews is a tall and brave pilot
Replies: 22
Views: 7054

Bob Bendetson's Complaint

A week ago today, I was at Dockweiler with two friends that I know through work. I brought them to Dockweiler for a fun day of flying. You can see some pictures here: https://ushawks.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=2749&start=220#p26690 Bob Bendetson was teaching, and he did a fine job. Thanks Bob. A...
by Bob Kuczewski
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Discussion with Bob Bendetson at Dockweiler today
Replies: 1
Views: 671

Re: Discussion with Bob Bendetson at Dockweiler today

Thanks for the help. The comments that appear to have offended Bob Bendetson were in Doug's "Ken Andrews is a tall and brave pilot" topic. I have reviewed that topic carefully, and I suspect that Bob Bendetson's sense of offense was magnified by his own sense of guilt for not taking action when he w...
by Bob Kuczewski
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: USHPA Refusing to Renew Torrey Hawks ...
Replies: 33
Views: 9728

Re: USHPA Refusing to Renew Torrey Hawks ...

On Oct 10, 2016, Ken Andrews wrote: Now, perhaps you can provide a little information to help me defend the Torrey Hawks at the board meeting next week. That was 2016. It's now 2019. The information Ken requested was provided the very next day ... in full. All of Ken's questions were answered the ve...
by Bob Kuczewski
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Discussion with Bob Bendetson at Dockweiler today
Replies: 1
Views: 671

Discussion with Bob Bendetson at Dockweiler today

I had an interesting discussion with Bob Bendetson at Dockweiler today. Bob complained that he felt I'd been too critical of him in some of my posts. So I came to the forum with an open mind to review my past comments. However, I haven't been able to find them regarding Bob. If anyone can help, plea...
by Bob Kuczewski
Sun May 26, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Celebrating Otto - May 27th, 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1607

Celebrating Otto - May 27th, 2019

Several folks are celebrating Otto Lilienthal's birthday at Dockweiler tomorrow. See:

https://ushawks.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=3478

Waivers approved by the County are needed to fly.
by Bob Kuczewski
Fri May 10, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Memorial Day Weekend Fly-In, Alamogordo, New Mexico
Replies: 0
Views: 1035

Memorial Day Weekend Fly-In, Alamogordo, New Mexico

Recently posted to the Austin Free Flight Association and the Southwest Texas Hang Gliders Association : Hi, everyone! Once again, the Rio Grande Soaring Association will be hosting a fun fly at our Alamogordo, New Mexico sites (Dry Canyon and La Luz). Come on out and fly with us! We'll have some fu...