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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:47 am

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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:12 am

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Clip from 10 min video
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:27 am

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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:15 am

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Wolfgang Siess
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:17 am

Dan Guido in near perpendicular position relative to TCF (triangle control frame) by photographer Bob Grant of SkyDogSports
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:08 pm

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Rowdy Air at Crestline Fly-In

Positioning quickly to the high-wing side ...
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:14 am

Positioning one TCF atop another TCF to form a system biplane
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:50 pm

Partial clip from Noel Wittall's photo featuring BHGA's test rig.
TCF positioned in test rig:
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Various positions in TCF

Postby JoeF » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:17 am

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Position to avoid:
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Re: Variious positions in TCF

Postby Rick Masters » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:55 pm


Check out the very last segment.
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A lot of foolish people think they're hang gliding with parachutes - but nobody ever thinks they're parachuting with hang gliders.
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