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Re: Gray Hill flying and directions.

Postby RobinHastings » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:24 pm

That was a nice little flight Mike had. He is soaring a lot higher than I ever have at that site!
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Re: Gray Hill flying and directions.

Postby Andy » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:21 am

Brian and I flew Gray hill on Saturday. We got there around 2:00 PM to a smooth 20 mph wind blowing pretty much straight in. We set up the U2s and I took off first. I had to work it really close but managed to maintain about 50 over making a bunch of short passes. There were patches of stronger lift along the spine to the left and the face which faces north, so I tried to stay in those as much as I could. Eventually I caught a bubble which took me just above the radio tower, but it either dissipated or I fell out of it, and was quickly back at ridge height. I chickened out and went out to land, on the left side of the road. I had 12 minutes of flight time. Then Brian took off, made a few passes, and landed. Thanks to Adam and Brian's friend Wren for the launch assistance!

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Re: Gray Hill flying and directions.

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:37 am

Andy wrote:I chickened out and went out to land ...

Better known as "exhibited good judgement".      :salute:
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