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by beemer
Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Kendall's Call
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Kendall's Call

Update 1:00pm Paraglider just landed at 12:50 pm local time and had a awesome flight in light cloud suck conditions. Highest altitude was 5,000' msl with lift everywhere. A little cold but he was dressed properly for the chill. flight time was around an hour. I hope the conditions are this good tomo...
by beemer
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Kendall's Call
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Kendall's Call

Update 12:00 pm (noon). paraglider is flying and currently at cloudbase. I am guessing 5,000' msl He looks to be the only one flying today.
by beemer
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Kendall's Call
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Kendall's Call

Update 11:00 am A paraglider has gone up to fly and it looks like an awesome day. Blowing in lightly in the L.Z.
by beemer
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Kendall's Call
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Kendall's Call

Kagel Cam shows it blowing lightly at 10:00 am and lots of puffy clouds overhead. Looks good !!!
by beemer
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Kendall's Call
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Kendall's Call

I think it could blow in as well. Van Nuys calls for west southwest around 1:00pm then back to northwest at 4:00pm. It will be cold at altitude!
by beemer
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Wills Wing Demo Days at Sonora Wings (Arizona)
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: Wills Wing Demo Days at Sonora Wings (Arizona)

I got a chance to fly at Sonora wings last week and had a great day of aero-towing. The staff and local pilots are friendly and will make your visit to the flight park fun. The only thing that could be better is a bunch of new Wills Wing demo gliders to blast around the sky with.
by beemer
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lilienthal in California
Replies: 5
Views: 570

beemer wrote:Here is a video flying the Otto Lilienthal glider at Dockweiler beach.https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Qi54b ... XEqyxCTVhj
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Qi54b ... XEqyxCTVhj
by beemer
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lilienthal in California
Replies: 5
Views: 570

Here is a video flying the Otto Lilienthal glider at Dockweiler beach.https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Qi54b ... XEqyxCTVhj
by beemer
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lilienthal in California
Replies: 5
Views: 570

Lilienthal in California

I had a student, Markus Raffel, back in January take a lesson at Dockweiler beach to work on his weight shift skills so he could fly a Otto Lilienthal replica glider. After the lesson he asked if I would be willing to help him test fly the glider at Dockweiler to work out some stability questions. H...
by beemer
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Yosemite trip july 28-29 2018 cancelled due to fire
Replies: 0
Views: 436

Yosemite trip july 28-29 2018 cancelled due to fire

I have been informed that Yosemite will be closed to hang gliding until further notice. The Ferguson fire is still burning and Glacier point road is closed.Lets hope for rain!
by beemer
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Yosemite July 28th and 29th with Andy Beem as monitor
Replies: 4
Views: 716

As of Monday July 23,2018 the road to Glacier point is closed until further notice. The Yosemite fire will force the cancellation of hang gliding for this weekend July 28,29, 2018.
by beemer
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Yosemite July 28th and 29th with Andy Beem as monitor
Replies: 4
Views: 716

Yosemite July 28th and 29th with Andy Beem as monitor

I will be the monitor for Yosemite hang gliding on July 28-29,2018 next month. I'll be heading up on Friday and back to Sylmar on Monday. Looking for a retrieval driver for Saturday and Sunday morning. Should be a fun weekend! This will be my first official weekend as monitor at Yosemite.
by beemer
Wed Mar 08, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Flying Related
Topic: looks like Kagel.....
Replies: 3
Views: 1097

That was Rod Clure after he crashed his HP-AT 158 at the 2nd bowl at Kagel in 1991 or 1992.
by beemer
Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heading out to fly Bates today.
Replies: 1
Views: 964

Not much wind at Bates yesterday but was able to get a short soaring flight on my eagle 164 .The wind was blowing like stink everywhere, but at Bates it was warm,sunny,and blowing in at 10 mph.
by beemer
Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heading out to fly Bates today.
Replies: 1
Views: 964

Heading out to fly Bates today.

I'm heading out to fly Bates today. Looks like winds are WSW at 16 from 1:00pm till 4:00pm Blowing like stink at Kagel!!!
by beemer
Thu Nov 03, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 2015 nissan leaf for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 949

2015 nissan leaf for sale

2015 nissan leaf "all electric" with 8,200 miles.XLNT condition.comes with custom 110/220 plug.it is gun metal grey color and has heated seats,heated steering wheel and back-up camera. $12,500.00 or best offer.1(310)498-0488 Andy
by beemer
Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:30 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Heavy duty walking foot sewing machine
Replies: 1
Views: 1162

"SOLD"
by beemer
Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:11 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Heavy duty walking foot sewing machine
Replies: 1
Views: 1162

Heavy duty walking foot sewing machine

Artisan 618-1SC heavy duty walking foot sewing machine used for Hang Gliding repairs and glider bag fabrication.This is a back-up machine not being used and collecting dust so I need to sell. $700.00 O.B.O. Comes with rolling table and ready to sew

Andy 1(310)498-0488