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WesMar

Scooter tow training
MSL 750'
Rating/Skills Training Facility for Wings To Fly

Aerotow and scooter tow HG and PG

Wind Directions SW or NE main runway.

Shorter runways can be used for other directions.

Season Year round.
Restrictions Students or USHPA membership required
Site Type Private
Fees Ohio Flyers Membership yearly $30

Central Ohio Dragon Fly Club (CODFC) $100

Aerotow

  • $10 per 1000' (CODFC members)
  • $10 per day + Standard tow fees (CODFC non members)

Scooter Tows

  • $5 each
  • Min of $20

$5 "Greens fee" for the first flight of the day.

Contact Ohio Flyers Hang Gliding Association.

Wings To fly

Links http://www.ohioflyers.org/

http://www.aldenaviation.com/

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Overview

WesMar (16067 LONDON RD. ORIENT, OH. 43146-9516) is the operations field for Wings to Fly hang gliding school and the Central Ohio Dragon Fly Club. While these are mostly weekend operation, special circumstances may be made to tow during the weekdays as tug operators are available. Good XC potential to in all directions. Columbus Ohio is approx 19 miles to the north-northeast. There are several Airports to remain clear of to the north and northeast, be sure to speak with a local to find out what to avoid.

History

Named after the land owners Wes Jones and Marty Brown.

Geography/Meteorology

Grass runway heading SW and NE. Mostly flat land, but the hills of eastern Ohio can be reached with a decent cross country flight. Open area on the SW end of the runway allows launching in nearly all directions. Tree and power line surround the field. Care must be taken to avoid these obstacles and any rotors that can be associated with the obstacles.

Clubs/Owners/Manager

Private property. HG and PG pilots welcome.

Site Records

RW Paul Farina 106 Miles

FW Craig Hassan 51 Miles

FW Pete Lehmann 53.7 Miles(OR)


Wesmar landing
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