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Forum: Flight Reports 09-17-2015, 09:50 PM
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Posted By savant
Right place at the Right time...

Last Sunday, September 13th, Mert and I towed with John Alden at Wesmar, in conditions that I would compare to Big Wave surfing at "Mavericks"!! It was definitely the most rowdy conditions I've ever...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By freeeba
Thanks for checking in and may everything be good...

Thanks for checking in and may everything be good for you always. I'm grateful for that boy and what he did for all of us.
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By fdmurphy44
Marilyn, glad that you and Amy are still staying...

Marilyn, glad that you and Amy are still staying in touch. It is hard to believe that Chris has been away for 5 years. I Know I still think of him and wish he were still gracing us with his smile and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2014, 06:41 AM
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Posted By FlyingHighWife
Thanksgving Remembrance

Hello All Ohio Flyers,

I am sorry that I have not written much.
Amy & I are doing okay.

I have been thinking a lot about hang gliding this week.
I check the site every so often, to see what...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By fdmurphy44
Problem Solved

Was an honest mistake and just what I was hoping for. I made contact with the fella that knows of the whereabouts of the base bar and it will soon be back in its rightful place.
Forum: Club News 02-07-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 109
Posted By SBX614
Hey all! Jeezle what a thread. Updates: ...

Hey all! Jeezle what a thread.

Updates:

We have a hang spot! I asked our facilities manager about a spot to hang people in their harnesses. I was nervous about doing it in the theatre itself...
Forum: Club News 01-06-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 109
Posted By SBX614
Let's say we start around 10:00 with 'chute...

Let's say we start around 10:00 with 'chute repacks and flight stories. Brunch/lunch/coffee is available for the ordering at any time. Perhaps start business stuff around 13:00? We have a lot to...
Forum: Off-topic 12-25-2012, 10:01 AM
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Posted By John Alden
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

To all you wonderful people be safe and have a great holiday season.
Forum: Flight Reports 12-20-2012, 06:26 PM
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Posted By RickM
New toy

I went flying yesterday. Took the Carbon Dragon I have been working on for 4 years out for it's maiden flights. All went well and now the real fun begins :yipi:
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Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By dmslowpoke
Ridge report: Dawn and I had some business in...

Ridge report: Dawn and I had some business in Chillicothe, so loaded up the glider and took it with us. Called Larry and Linda, and they thought it might be worth a shot. It was blowing cross west...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2012, 03:12 PM
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Posted By ScottCorl
Saturday was amazing. I had a mediocre landing...

Saturday was amazing. I had a mediocre landing and didn't record it, but I have 3+ hours of footage to edit down for later. I expected my first flight at Hensons to be a nice sled ride, but instead...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2012, 12:17 PM
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Views: 91
Posted By Michal M.
Scott and I arrived late late late Fri night,...

Scott and I arrived late late late Fri night, actually Sat 1am or so. Miners and Mike C were already here. The comp is starting today with no comp flying. The winds are 90 cross at both, Hanson's and...
Forum: Flight Reports 09-30-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By fdmurphy44
WesMar Towing & Concrete

Wes was very pleased and appreciative for the fine work on and all the help with the concrete. He is making a pilots lounge for use by all who fly at WesMar. If anyone has misc old pics, lamps,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By CHassan
first day water towing.

I spent some time yesterday working with the boat crew. I was set up when they got there and we spent some time getting backgrounds and experiences. The crew had towed "kites" and parasail, including...
Forum: Flight Reports 08-27-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By fdmurphy44
Cary's Flight Report

Okay, so it wasn't the day I had predicted....... That hardly ever happens! As usual, the day started out with some promise. The cumies were forming to the south and west and later even to the north....
Forum: Flight Reports 08-20-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By CHassan
Steve was the pilot of the day. THer rest of us...

Steve was the pilot of the day. THer rest of us had landed and even after procrastinating tearing down my wing, I was almost done by the time he finally decided to come down. Makes me realize a...
Forum: Flight Reports 08-19-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Steve Wahl
Sunday

Thanks for the summary, Frank. Indeed, it was a good day, though I was full of doubts for 3 of the 3.5 hour drive. The blue was a welcome sight over WesMar as I approached from the south...

The...
Forum: Flight Reports 08-19-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By fdmurphy44
The Scoop

This was the one day that we actually appreciated the blue hole around WesMar!!!! It can be said with certainty that the WeatherMan got it right today but not at WesMar. Many told of their thoughts...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By matt_philips
Become-an-instructor Road Trip

I am currently writing this post from the club-house (My temporary bunking location) of Cloud 9 in Michigan! I had a break between class terms at UC and decided to take that opportunity to go to Grad...
Forum: Flight Reports 08-13-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By fdmurphy44
RE:Weekend @ WesMar

So, things looked real good up until Thursday and then the weather changed!!! And, as forecast, Saturday was cool, cloudy, windy and a few sprinkles just to add insullt to injury. We did aviate...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By CHassan
Google Earth Image

The New Google Earth Image of Wesmar has gliders. May not be new, but it is different than the last time I looked. (Looks like the old Dragon Fly)
Forum: Flight Reports 07-30-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By Steve Wahl
my 2 cents

What a great day for so many pilots. For me it was special. I'm just back to the sport since selling my gear in 1998, and I was first in the flight line behind John's tandem on my new U2. When...
Forum: Flight Reports 07-30-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By fdmurphy44
A little better than two months since I had last...

A little better than two months since I had last flown my glider made for some mixed feelings but I was eager to go and thanks to Rick it was possible. I did 9 out of 21 tows for the day and the Fly...
Forum: Flight Reports 07-30-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By Terry
I had a nice flight of about an hour on Saturday....

I had a nice flight of about an hour on Saturday. I could have gone back up for more, as the tug was still pulling people up, but I decided to break down and get headed back, being Sunday evening...
Forum: Flight Reports 07-30-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By CHassan
Sunday 7/29/2012

So I had a night to sleep on it and here is my story.

I arrived early hoping to set up a classic glider of John's. I need something to fly at the Great Miami River Days and John offered his Moyes...
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