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  Topic: Not-wings-level landing
Jason

Replies: 5
Views: 204

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:11 pm   Subject: Not-wings-level landing
No kiddin'.

I've done the one-wheel-first bit as part of some heavy crosswind landings but going in a straight line, plenty hard enough for me. I can't imagine figuring out how to turn at the same ...
  Topic: St Patrick Day Flying
Jason

Replies: 7
Views: 432

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:48 am   Subject: St Patrick Day Flying
Nice going Jason. That approach and LZ look challenging. Lots of room for error. Those of us that fly at AJX sure have it nice.

The LZ used to be bigger, but they are building a detention pond in i ...
  Topic: St Patrick Day Flying
Jason

Replies: 7
Views: 432

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:01 pm   Subject: St Patrick Day Flying
Looked like a weird spot to land.

all that open space, and our LZ is the one thats sloping, small, and with obstacles, often cross to full tail (yesterday was quartering)

crazy
  Topic: Let's All Use Instagram for Hang Gliding Marketing!
Jason

Replies: 14
Views: 836

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:45 am   Subject: Let's All Use Instagram for Hang Gliding Marketing!
I'm starting to see a lot more action! Keep it up! Thanks so much to everyone that is helping out. It's cool to see a bunch of hang gliding content in my Instagram feed.

and with spring around the ...
  Topic: St Patrick Day Flying
Jason

Replies: 7
Views: 432

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:44 pm   Subject: St Patrick Day Flying
likely my last flight of winter, and my first flight at Lookout this year.


Got about 37 minutes. If I had not dicked around and had just put her in on top when i had the chance i could have had a ...
  Topic: Looking For Thermalling Tips?
Jason

Replies: 23
Views: 1351

PostForum: Q&A, Learning to hang glide   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:01 pm   Subject: Looking For Thermalling Tips?
the more i watch this the scarier and scarier it becomes

1- he launches into another thermaling pilot
2- his head never strays from the ground, or about 15 degrees from where his nose is pointed a ...
  Topic: Let's All Use Instagram for Hang Gliding Marketing!
Jason

Replies: 14
Views: 836

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:35 pm   Subject: Let's All Use Instagram for Hang Gliding Marketing!
I added #childhooddream after coming across this photo of me as a much younger nugget in a pretty cool sweat suit



that way cool fun photos show up in a sea of boring ass s***.
  Topic: Let's All Use Instagram for Hang Gliding Marketing!
Jason

Replies: 14
Views: 836

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:39 am   Subject: Let's All Use Instagram for Hang Gliding Marketing!
I believe you are already following me.

I just scrolled thru my feed, and theres only 2 HG posts in there.....I can change that and will
  Topic: Looking For Thermalling Tips?
Jason

Replies: 23
Views: 1351

PostForum: Q&A, Learning to hang glide   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:05 am   Subject: Looking For Thermalling Tips?
Holy. Picking an interesting time to launch: Wait until someone is coming directly across the launch window. Then, after launch, turn so as to intersect a probable future flight path, forcing them to ...
  Topic: Down tube breaks
Jason

Replies: 17
Views: 1356

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:43 am   Subject: Down tube breaks
none yet, but if they do get broken I hear taping them back together is perfectly fine (you just need to use a lot of tape, you know, to be safe):

https://youtu.be/fH0Txuf75lI?t=229


HOLE LEE P ...
  Topic: Down tube breaks
Jason

Replies: 17
Views: 1356

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:40 am   Subject: Down tube breaks
I was trying to add 'em up and then realized the OP meant gliders I still fly.

I've crashed a few Harriers but I don't think I ever took out a downtube. A keel and/or leading edge maybe, but no ...
  Topic: Down tube breaks
Jason

Replies: 17
Views: 1356

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:56 pm   Subject: Down tube breaks
0 on em all
  Topic: Fly on the Wall Landing
Jason

Replies: 16
Views: 1667

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:22 am   Subject: Fly on the Wall Landing
There was a user comment below the vid:
My recommendation would be to make your approach with a lot more speed than this pilot did. you don't want to be stalling or mushing into the hillside, but rat ...
  Topic: Truck Towing
Jason

Replies: 19
Views: 1342

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:18 pm   Subject: Truck Towing
Doug


Thanks for the concern. I dont actually remember reaching for the boot that much, but in the video my foot was obviously confused. I've seen people nearly kill themselves dicking with their ...
  Topic: Truck Towing
Jason

Replies: 19
Views: 1342

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:48 pm   Subject: Re: Truck Towing
yes it has a payout, we were getting about 2k
  Topic: Truck Towing
Jason

Replies: 19
Views: 1342

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:43 am   Subject: Truck Towing
Second truck tow launch of my T2c

A few months back i did my first truck tow launches on a malibu.

This day I set up my glider. This was the second flight of the day for me. Wind was 5-10 about ...
  Topic: Eagles!!!!!
Jason

Replies: 11
Views: 1388

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:29 am   Subject: Eagles!!!!!
Saw these two over my head earlier this week
  Topic: WHAT ANIMAL MADE THESE MARKS?!? — its a mystery!
Jason

Replies: 12
Views: 1170

PostForum: The camp fire   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:44 pm   Subject: WHAT ANIMAL MADE THESE MARKS?!? — its a mystery!
As soon as I saw it I could see the marks of some type of tree frog. That's my WAG!
The closeup on the left rear corner clearly (to me anyway) shows the outline of a frog. They do this on my house fr ...
  Topic: San Bernadine/San Diego-if like to bum a glider
Jason

Replies: 1
Views: 378

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:50 am   Subject: San Bernadine/San Diego-if like to bum a glider
going to be in hesperia monday morning for work and in the sd area for about a week


would love to bum a glider harness combo in exchange for beer or cash or sexual favors

hopefully someone kno ...
  Topic: Doppler radar on Android
Jason

Replies: 4
Views: 1547

PostForum: Software, Research & Technology   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:13 am   Subject: Re: Doppler radar on Android
Campers,

Well, it finally happened. My old phone (battery) finally bit the dust,
and I got dragged, kicking and screaming, into the present decade.
So far, I guess it's kinda okay here . . . ...
 
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