Dockweiler RHG Diary

Honoring the rich history and bright future of gliding at Dockweiler Beach

Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:37 am

JoeF wrote:I advise that flying not occur today.
Heavy cross.

Thanks. I sadly agree. :(

I had a dream today ...

Happy MLK Day everyone!!!
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Dockweiler Forecast for 2019/02/18

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:58 am

Straight West from 10am until Sunset!!!

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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:45 pm

Wow!!
What a great day at Dockweiler today!!!

Joe,Frank, and I spent the day enjoying the Beach, the Breeze, and the Alpha 210. Frank brought his seated harness, and it was fun as usual. Joe and I both soared. Joe even hovered in place out in front of launch. :shock:

The west wind in the earlier forecast showed up a little later than predicted, but the direction and speed were just about perfect. I'll add some pictures after I take a little rest from such a fun day.

Thanks for the friendship of Joe and Frank. It's been no secret that Frank and I have disagreed on some "political" issues, but it was a joy that we were able to put them aside to share a day at the beach. Thanks to Joe and Frank for another great day of flying. I hope we have many more. :thumbup:
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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby JoeF » Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:57 pm

https://youtu.be/qeGncyNZrcY
Significant soaring video of the day; camera holder: JoeF; camera owner: BobK.
Note the encounter with seagulls.
Super day.

Each of we three have been sole owners of that Alpha 210. Order of ownership: Wills Wing, Inc., Frank Colver, Joe, BobK. Who will be next for the wing?

I recall not long ago Michael Grisham flew the same wing at Dockweiler.

I bought a new downtube for the wing yesterday, the day after our super-fly day. One bend while I was owner; one bend by me while Bob is owner. The ship will soon be fitted with a bright new downtube.

It was fun flying two different pilot-holders. I had about 10 flights just with Frank's swing seat. More with my workers' fall-arrest harness.
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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby SamKellner » Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:03 pm

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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:44 am

JoeF wrote:Each of we three have been sole owners of that Alpha 210. Order of ownership: Wills Wing, Inc., Frank Colver, Joe, BobK. Who will be next for the wing?


Who says I'm ever selling it?    :wave:

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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby majiemae » Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:14 am

Joe Faust at Dockweiler on Feb 18, 2019 (last Monday).





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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby majiemae » Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:35 am

Frank Colver flies his Basic Trainer model at Dockweiler.

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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:55 am

Yesterday (Sunday) was another fun day at Dockweiler.

I'll post pictures after I get some sleep!

Thanks to Ken M. for a special treat in one of the photos. :)
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Re: Dockweiler RHG Diary

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:02 pm

Photos from yesterday's flying at Dockweiler ...

Bob flying Falcon 195:
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Ken flying Falcon 195:
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Ken showing off his 2015 Otto Meet sticker:
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Thanks Ken!!! It was fun flying with you again!!
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