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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:21 pm

Air as the dominant incline:

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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:04 pm

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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:35 pm

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One of the inclines used in FAI W. C. 2009. Image clipped from video:
17th FAI World Hang Gliding Championship 2009 - part 1

A pilot claimed a wrong year for invention of hang gliding.
I posted in the video remarks:
"Hang gliding was "invented" WAY BEFORE 1960 ! Try centuries earlier! The cable-stayed triangle control frame on a high aspect ratio sport hang glider was operating at a hang gliding sporting event in 1909."
The GH-KdR error lives on ... and on.
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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:28 am

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Swiss ice on the rocks hanggliding
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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby Frank Colver » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:59 am

It looks like a launch site where a ramp would not be necessary. Maybe it's to get above lingering snow on the ground in the early summer.

I love the smooth lift and the beauty below. Looks like he could stay up as long as he wanted to and then fly out over the middle of the valley to get out of the lift and come down. :thumbup: :clap:

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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:15 pm

Near Dunlap, California
Sequoia Highlands?
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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:26 am

Cape Lookout, Oregon
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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:12 am

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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:13 pm

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Peter even wants input on a roof design for his new home so he can walk his glider up one side and launch off the other......totally doable given his location on the ridge. How fun.

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Re: HG Launch Inclines

Postby JoeF » Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:03 am

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