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by vannoppen
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Flying Related
Topic: Landing Skid Test
Replies: 5
Views: 762

I like those. I was Checking out your Skids when I helped you launch. In they landing you slid quite fat but it is smooth surfaces.
by vannoppen
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: COMPETIONS AT THE DAHLSTEN
Replies: 1
Views: 332

Does this mean I own the last golden dart award?? If so You can purchase it on E bay for a small fee. Allow me to Whack your glider in for free🤓
by vannoppen
Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Owens Valley Sept. 21-23? Pilots, Driver, Vehicle wanted!
Replies: 4
Views: 685

Yes I’m going and know F Havermyer is also. As we get closer let’s talk about vehicles camping etc.
by vannoppen
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: XC landings
Replies: 13
Views: 1652

Robin. First off Congratulations on two great days of flying. Second. Did you ever recover the glider. Third you are lucky to be alive. Imagine if that had not been a calm section you touched down in. My first and only flight from Walt’s was landing at the Independence Airport. I’m pretty certain I’...
by vannoppen
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This weekend/ Owens
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Going

The better days keep pushing back butI am ona limited timeline so I’m going up in hopes off meeting up with some Bay Area pilots as well as the Reno ones. Cold lakes and clean air
by vannoppen
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This weekend/ Owens
Replies: 3
Views: 681

This weekend/ Owens

Yes the Owens. Morning flights at Walt’s, at the airport by noon or Boy Scout Ridge. Hiking, swimming and a change of scenery. Weather provided
by vannoppen
Wed May 16, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Owens Valley over Memorial Day
Replies: 5
Views: 1118

Owens

I guess I have to reach out to the Crestline crowd to get more takers
by vannoppen
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Car Broken into
Replies: 11
Views: 3072

Breakin

Bummer. Sorry to hear that
by vannoppen
Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Another blown launch in the saddle
Replies: 7
Views: 3125

Double post

Sorry for the double post. Maybe I should have said Sorry Nancy Thanks Fred
by vannoppen
Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:07 am
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Another blown launch in the saddle
Replies: 7
Views: 3125

Blown launch

What , you didn't take out your wire crew in the process. I'm sorry but that does not count. In the manuel it clearly states that in order to blow or more clearly fuck up your launch technique you have to toss one or more of your wire friends into the abbesse. Sorry for the spelling. Article 2 page ...
by vannoppen
Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:07 am
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Another blown launch in the saddle
Replies: 7
Views: 3125

Blown launch

What , you didn't take out your wire crew in the process. I'm sorry but that does not count. In the manuel it clearly states that in order to blow or more clearly fuck up your launch technique you have to toss one or more of your wire friends into the abbesse. Sorry for the spelling. Article 2 page ...
by vannoppen
Fri Mar 04, 2016 6:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Make 50$$$ cash if you have any symptoms of OCD Sun the 13t
Replies: 5
Views: 1765

50$$$

Yes I'm OCD to fly. I already made my 50 so I'll be at Kagel that day rain or shine. If I rub the magic penny 26 times it will be blowing in.
by vannoppen
Fri Mar 04, 2016 6:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [.gif] Derringer gone berry pickn'
Replies: 1
Views: 1110

Bush whacking

Looked like a good time to put t visor down
by vannoppen
Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Make 50$$$ cash if you have any symptoms of OCD Sun the 13t
Replies: 5
Views: 1765

Make 50$$$ cash if you have any symptoms of OCD Sun the 13t

FREE speakers series, refreshments and a chance to enroll in a genetic study!~ Anyone with OCD or skin picking, hair pulling, body dysmorphic disorder, or hoarding may be eligible to enroll in a genetic study and receive $50 cash! Go to: keck.usc.edu/gpc-ocd to enroll When: March 13th 10:30-4pm Wher...
by vannoppen
Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Safety and Incidents in flight
Topic: Flying in the Camp 9 corridor
Replies: 3
Views: 2475

Helicopter

I was unaware that we can't fly there unless transitioning. I was definatly one of the guilty parties that day. I did report on the radio that the copter was taking off and proceeded to leave the area but when I saw it go over the back NW I went back. My bad. Now I know
by vannoppen
Thu Sep 03, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Labor Day in the Owens
Replies: 14
Views: 5680

Owens

I'd love to but it is my anniversary. Isn't the Crestline event the week after
by vannoppen
Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:44 am
Forum: Politics of flying
Topic: Dockweiler insurance
Replies: 16
Views: 6369

dockweiller

Bob is bitter. Comparing scuba to hang gliding for the masses is like comparing a water park to sky diving
by vannoppen
Sun Jul 26, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elsinore
Replies: 0
Views: 878

Elsinore

For three days from home I watched cloud streets set up over Elsinore while I was working. Yesterday I went there but had hoped to go to Kagel as an old friend was there from back East but I got a late start. Almost didn't get off w the switch there but did. No clouds to fly but7400 and lots of up c...
by vannoppen
Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sunday forecast
Replies: 0
Views: 919

Sunday forecast

Looks poor all around from my limited weather forecasting. Thoughts on a soarable site Sunday , high desert perhaps, Chime in if you have any interest otherwise I'm ??
by vannoppen
Sat May 02, 2015 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2015 Fine Arts Festival
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

Thanks Ken. If your not test flying your new glider or spec n out over Kagel.come on over and buy more glass.