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  Topic: Hang & Para PR Video?
flybop

Replies: 6
Views: 250

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:31 am   Subject: Hang & Para PR Video?
Steve, I think this is a great idea for a video to show to landowners. It does seem that that this is a specific goal that will require a dedicated production to achieve.

Perhaps we can start a fun ...
  Topic: April Fools Day Got Me
flybop

Replies: 9
Views: 514

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:35 pm   Subject: April Fools Day Got Me
Thanks for telling your story. We all need to do everything we can to be as safe as we can. This is true,not only in aviation, but in everything we do.

Good luck with your recovery. Keep us posted.
  Topic: Looking for your thoughts on my Typing speed.
flybop

Replies: 6
Views: 301

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:41 pm   Subject: Looking for your thoughts on my Typing speed.
That all depends on how fast your readers can read...

Seriously though: Over the years I have seen some overall improvements in your writing here. Keep fighting, never give up and stay focused. I k ...
  Topic: Help!!! I need excuses
flybop

Replies: 18
Views: 1066

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:20 pm   Subject: Help!!! I need excuses
That'll buff out...
  Topic: I will be: "THE ASSISTANT TO THE DRIVER TODAY"
flybop

Replies: 2
Views: 321

PostForum: Q&A, Learning to hang glide   Posted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:23 am   Subject: I will be: "THE ASSISTANT TO THE DRIVER TODAY"
Sounds like a great day. Enjoy it!
  Topic: Good Bye Friends
flybop

Replies: 19
Views: 1383

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 5:57 pm   Subject: Good Bye Friends
I am so sorry to hear of your accident and injuries. Believe me, I know what you are going through. Took out both femurs and many lesser injuries in a small plane crash. Personally I knew I would fly ...
  Topic: Anemometers
flybop

Replies: 2
Views: 332

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:06 pm   Subject: Anemometers
Thank you Waveview. Your set up is just what I was thinking about. This is something that I had wanted to do, but never saw or heard of anyone doing before.
  Topic: Anemometers
flybop

Replies: 2
Views: 332

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:49 pm   Subject: Anemometers
I am planning on getting an anemometer this spring. Looking at Amazon I see the prices ranging from less than 20 bucks to over 200. What brands have you guys had good luck with and are there any I sho ...
  Topic: Moon Landing
flybop

Replies: 22
Views: 1458

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:38 pm   Subject: Moon Landing
Copy you down, we're breathing again. You had a bunch of guys turning blue here...

Looks like you had almost 19 seconds of lift left...
  Topic: Looking For Thermalling Tips?
flybop

Replies: 40
Views: 3695

PostForum: Q&A, Learning to hang glide   Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:35 am   Subject: Looking For Thermalling Tips?
My home site is at the end of an east-west running ridge in a north-south valley. The launch is at the east end of the spine and the ridge has a good slope down to the east, or right of launch. On lig ...
  Topic: Rising from my own Ashes I am doing!
flybop

Replies: 12
Views: 1003

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:05 pm   Subject: Rising from my own Ashes I am doing!
This is good to hear. Stay positive, keep the dream alive and go fly that sail plane! It is far too easy to go down that rabbit hole of negativity.What takes guts, drive and incredible people around y ...
  Topic: Hello / first post
flybop

Replies: 22
Views: 1421

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:17 pm   Subject: Hello / first post
David, there is a fairly active group of pilots in Pa. I spent some time there in the fall and managed to fly 5 sites. I am originally from Pa.

As far as how often goes, that depends first on the w ...
  Topic: Chewelah, WA-USA Area Flying Sites
flybop

Replies: 8
Views: 653

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:58 pm   Subject: Chewelah, WA-USA Area Flying Sites
I'd like to make it out your way sometime Steve.Are there trout streams in the area?
  Topic: Hello / first post
flybop

Replies: 22
Views: 1421

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:02 pm   Subject: Hello / first post
David, as you will see, a 2 hour drive is not that bad. There are many other sites in Pa other than Hyner. Do you like to hike, camp or fish? If so you can combine them into a weekend hg trip.

Your ...
  Topic: Hello / first post
flybop

Replies: 22
Views: 1421

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:48 am   Subject: Hello / first post
Welcome David. You have a great group of pilots and sites in Pa. Look up the Hyner Group. Hyner is a site near Renovo, Pa.

Pa is also full of great flying sites. I am not sure about instruction nea ...
  Topic: Baja Mexico helicopter crash
flybop

Replies: 11
Views: 1164

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:43 pm   Subject: Baja Mexico helicopter crash
That was heart wrenching. My life was saved by a medi vac helicopter crew. Whenever I hear of one of these heroes going down it really hits home.
  Topic: Looking For Thermalling Tips?
flybop

Replies: 40
Views: 3695

PostForum: Q&A, Learning to hang glide   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:44 pm   Subject: Looking For Thermalling Tips?
Ditto on your willingness to take, and learn from, the well intention-ed criticism here.
  Topic: Superstitions in hang gliding?
flybop

Replies: 35
Views: 2987

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:46 am   Subject: Superstitions in hang gliding?
I have always been a believer that it is BAD luck to be superstitious...
  Topic: Tie the stuff up
flybop

Replies: 19
Views: 1056

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:42 am   Subject: Tie the stuff up
I can never seem to fit everything comfortable in my harness.This year I hope to do more XC though. So, if anyone has pics of their bags stowed inside the wing I'd appreciate it too.
  Topic: Looking for glinding instructors for youths
flybop

Replies: 7
Views: 485

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:43 am   Subject: Looking for glinding instructors for youths
Why does this seem like a troll post?
 
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