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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:17 am

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He was conceived, born, and then also later recalled in a statue
that may be gesturing: Go, use the incline: Fly!
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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:16 am

Not much inclined this ramp:
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Michael van Dorn and his launch in 2008.
2008
Makapu'u
WW Falcon 3 [His fourth HG since 1972]
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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby Bill Cummings » Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:12 pm

Little Florida Mountains - portable plywood ramp - in one of three locations.
(12'X4' ramp - four running steps)
Southeast of Deming, New Mexico (USA).
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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby Bill Cummings » Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:42 pm

Volcanic Peak Natural Ramp Incline.
35 road miles West southwest of Las Cruces, New Mexico (USA)
Short, shallow, four running steps down incline.
With 10 mph of wind back up onto the flat area behind the launch and take ten running steps.
That is a good safe minimum rule of thumb for this shallow launch at this altitude (4,660')
Wind needed to soar is 12 to 14 mph.
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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:42 pm

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In 2018 in Japan:
Miya and Takeo
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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:41 pm

Snow-covered ramp
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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:07 pm

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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:08 pm

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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:13 pm

Paradise Hill
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