U.S. Hang Gliding Pilots




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PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2022 1:21 pm 
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Mitchell ("Mitch") McAleer

Mitch McAleer is a pilot's pilot. Mitch has spent a lifetime perfecting the art of hang gliding and flight in general. My own knowledge of Mitch only scratches the surface of his accomplishments. This is just the first video I found in a search for "Mitch McAleer" and "hang gliding":



From my own direct experience:


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Mitch McAleer is featured as a 6 time Aerobatic Champion in the documentary movie "Aeronauts":

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This is a quote from the interview with Mitch (starts about 3 minutes into the video):

Mitch McAleer wrote:
It's just a logical progression to fly the glider close to its physical limitations ... to explore the glider's outer realms ... of what the glider's capable of doing.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ6jbR8xSkA


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I think that I remember John and I were talking about Mitch. As I remember it. I believe that John said that Mitch was a good Aerobatic Pilot. And we all know that John would know if a Pilot could do a good Aerobatic routine. I just love hearing good thoughts such as this thought of John expressing how one Aerobatic Pilot's thoughts regarding another another Pilots ability to Fly Aerobatics.

This part of the reason that I just love Hang-Gliding. Flying well tends to bring out such good Vibes from another Pilot. This thought also makes Me think of that Phrase; {Birds of a Feather, Flock together}


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