Author Archives: Peter PK
Glider accident: Fatal. Structural failure. Location: see attached area map. Region is known for strong convective currents being located in the middle of the best of all soaring areas. The crash site was in the open sea and both the open sea and the nearby island were named in honor of the dead pilot. The […]
Decided to pack up and head home on Friday morning, but it took me all day – I just hated to leave Montague. I got my glider into the box, but you can see in this photo with Craggy in the background, the lift was nothing to write home about… poor at best. They scrubbed […]
Rather than being on the weekend, it was a Friday – unfortunately – for those that had to work. This is a report about my flight that day May 4, 2012. For those that could fly – it was a rare treat. As typically happens, some makes a comment on teh Forum and others soon […]
In early March we had a wind from the west and it was a ridge day. In fact, we had two ridge days in a row – Saturday and Sunday – the 10th and 11th of March. I’ve probably flown on that ridge as much as anyone, and I think this was probably only the […]
This is must read for all pilots Every pilot should probably this at least once, at the start of every season. Click on image to read PDF.