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Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2018, 05:41 PM
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Posted By John Alden
2018 OF meeting

A huge thank you to Andrea and Adam for an outstanding 2018 meeting! The Florida flying community will be the lucky recipients of the Ohio Flyers major loss as they move south this spring. And thank...
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2017, 10:19 PM
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Posted By John Alden
2018 Ohio Flyers annual meeting

Meeting wil be January 13 again at Shadowbox Live on Front St in Columbus. Details to follow.
Forum: Flight Reports 06-03-2017, 10:24 PM
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Posted By John Alden
Gus cracks 100 miles

Gus flew from WesMar to Hurricane WV today flying 6 hours and around 110 miles. Can't wait to hear details!
Forum: Plans to Fly 05-26-2017, 06:13 AM
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Posted By John Alden
WesMar Memorial Day weekend

Scooter towing Friday Saturday and Monday. Don't be shy, fly!
Forum: Flight Reports 03-25-2017, 09:23 AM
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Posted By John Alden
Richmond Dale 3/24/17

Met up with Jay Scott, first time in 30 some years and flew the ridge. Dispite a shaky forecast it was good all day. Lots of birds, and active air. Thinking wind was going to die as forecasted we...
Forum: Plans to Fly 02-04-2017, 06:36 PM
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Posted By John Alden
2/5/17 Rt 35

Looks like a soarable Feb Sunday at the ridge. I can't be there till 1:00.
Forum: Plans to Fly 11-04-2016, 06:01 PM
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Posted By John Alden
There will be scooter towing at WesMar this...

There will be scooter towing at WesMar this weekend
Forum: Flight Reports 03-18-2016, 06:45 PM
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Posted By John Alden
New state record!

Congratulations to Adam Lee who scooter towed out of WesMar today at 2:36 pm and landed 3 hours later 76 miles away for a new state Pg record.
Forum: Plans to Fly 12-19-2015, 08:35 AM
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Posted By John Alden
WesMar 12/20/15

Tomorrow will most likely be the last scooter tows of 2015 for WesMar. Last Sunday was fairly epic on a couple of counts. The fabulous flying Karr's from Louisville, Ron, his wife Sheryl, son...
Forum: Plans to Fly 10-06-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By John Alden
Sunday was almost a perfect day with a steady NE...

Sunday was almost a perfect day with a steady NE breeze straight down the strip. 1000 ft high tows with a good 3 hour soaring window.
Forum: Flight Reports 09-21-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By John Alden
WesMar 9/20/15

A very beautiful and productive day. 7 tandems with two working booming lift. Gus, Cincy PG pilot, basically flew home with a 70 mile flight. Dan flew the super floater. New student Mike and...
Forum: Flight Reports 08-22-2015, 06:29 AM
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Posted By John Alden
A big thank you to you Adam for all your recent...

A big thank you to you Adam for all your recent efforts. You will be rewarded with many hours and miles or kilometers of soaring
Forum: Plans to Fly 08-14-2015, 10:05 PM
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Posted By John Alden
WesMar 8/15/15

There will be scooter towing Saturday and Sunday.
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 07:03 AM
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Posted By John Alden
I'll be there Matt.

I'll be there Matt.
Forum: Plans to Fly 03-22-2015, 09:03 AM
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Posted By John Alden
Congratulations to Ted, Adam, and Austin, for the...

Congratulations to Ted, Adam, and Austin, for the first Ohio soaring flights this year and for showing the hang glider pilots how it's done. You gotta be there.
Forum: Plans to Fly 03-19-2015, 02:56 PM
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Posted By John Alden
Saturday may be a ridge day and Sunday a WesMar...

Saturday may be a ridge day and Sunday a WesMar day by todays forecast. Let see what happens.
Forum: Plans to Fly 12-13-2014, 09:07 AM
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Posted By John Alden
Winter Flying

Just a reminder that anyone in need of Ohio airtime this winter just needs to contact me and if the stars are lined up we'll make it happen at WesMar. And of course Richmond Dale is always beckoning...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2014, 11:37 AM
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Posted By John Alden
Happy Thanksgiving!

To all who enjoy free flight and support our efforts, on this day don't think about your wing loading. Enjoy and give thanks!
Forum: Flight Reports 11-08-2014, 10:30 PM
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Posted By John Alden
Richmond Dale Saturday 11/8/14

The Saturday afternoon SW 10 to 20 forecast was drawing pilots out if the woodwork. If you got there after 1:00 good luck finding a spot to set up. That should be the first line of this flight...
Forum: Plans to Fly 10-07-2014, 10:42 PM
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Posted By John Alden
Larry Ball, myself, Michal, Sri, and Patrick all...

Larry Ball, myself, Michal, Sri, and Patrick all launched and had some degree of soaring from scratching just above the trees below launch to 7 to 8 hundred above launch. Flights varied from a few...
Forum: Flight Reports 09-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By John Alden
Even shorter video http://youtu.be/dqi4v0kFWno ...

Even shorter video http://youtu.be/dqi4v0kFWno

Check out " Youth football team runs into banner". I'm still laughing!
Forum: Plans to Fly 06-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By John Alden
WesMar flying 6/21-22/14

Scooter towing Saturday NW 10 mph and Sunday L&V and a chance of AT on Sunday if repairs are complete.
Forum: Plans to Fly 04-20-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By John Alden
Just to add to Frank's post; Danny Johnson I...

Just to add to Frank's post; Danny Johnson I believe was the first to stick and got air hog for the day.The three beginners will all be back with Jacob quickly improving over last falls efforts,...
Forum: Off-topic 03-26-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By John Alden
Wally, With a light head wind we can get...

Wally,

With a light head wind we can get Kollman's Monarch around 600 ft on a 2800 ft runway with no pulley. The more wind the higher you will get. Where are you guys?
Forum: Plans to Fly 02-20-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By John Alden
Richmond Dale Saturday

It could happen. If winds aloft are below 30 and there is still a road.
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