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Ops @ Real County Airpark

Postby SamKellner » Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:19 pm

Hawks,

Ben Stembridge and I got in 9 scooter tows to ~700ft., before lunch. 9-7-19

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcvWn0 ... qcWnwo7VSA

I tried for an hour to get this pic to turn up right :roll:

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Re: Ops @ Real County Airpark

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:31 pm

SamKellner wrote:Hawks,

Ben Stembridge and I got in 9 scooter tows to ~700ft., before lunch. 9-7-19

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcvWn0 ... qcWnwo7VSA

Sam and Ben !!!

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SamKellner wrote:I tried for an hour to get this pic to turn up right :roll:

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I wish I knew as much about scooter towing as I do about this $*%& forum!! :oops: :wave:
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Re: Ops @ Real County Airpark

Postby SamKellner » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:15 pm

Thanks Bob ! :oops:

surface breeze SSE 8mph.

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Re: Ops @ Real County Airpark

Postby wingspan33 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:14 am

Hey Sam, I saw this thread on Monday, but I thought "This took place in a "Real" county airpark (maybe somewhere in Texas)?" Well, it sure looks like an airpark, that looks real, but what county is the "real" airpark in? :wtf:

I decided to do some research and what do you know! There's really a place in Texas called "Real County"! :clap: So I thought the funny stuff was over. Nope! The County seat is Leakey. Nothing worse than a leakey seat. I guess the seat must have air in it or is meant to float on water? :crazy:

Now I need to do some research to see if there's a "Fake County" in Texas. Well, if anyone tells you there's a Fake County in Texas, they're giving you fake news, not real news!

And as for the County seat, described as Leakey there's another city in Texas called Sealy (in Austin County). I think Leakey should get help from Sealy - then, no more leakage problems. :thumbup:
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Re: Ops @ Real County Airpark

Postby SamKellner » Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:42 pm

Yeah, Real (re'-all) ...that's the Gringo pronunciation that I grew up with. Some people roll the R and say Al.

And, Leakey (lay'-key) John Leakey, "From Texas to Montana"

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Re: Ops @ Real County Airpark

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:09 pm

The remarks are cool, but check out that runway photo:

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Re: Ops @ Real County Airpark

Postby JoeF » Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:08 am

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Re: Ops @ Real County Airpark

Postby SamKellner » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:42 pm

Hawks,

Here's Ben Stembridge doing great learning to thermal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBZigtYl7Xk
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Re: Ops @ Real County Airpark

Postby Bill Cummings » Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:48 pm

Nice job of working the thermal Ben.
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Re: Ops @ Real County Airpark

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:44 pm

SamKellner wrote:Hawks,

Here's Ben Stembridge doing great learning to thermal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBZigtYl7Xk


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Ben makes it look easy!!

When I heard the vario going off I thought he might climb on out of there. Maybe next time Ben!!
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