1000 POINTS!  A day to always remember!

Very few are able to experience a day win at an FAI World Gliding Championship.  Amazingly, this flight also earned the largest winning margin of the competition which included three highly competitive classes (Open, 15m, and 18m).  It was the second task at my first (and only) FAI WGC.  I was the top performing US pilot (% of winners score) despite a very costly land-out on contest day five (losing roughly 700 points).  Thank you to Tiffany for endless support and crew work.

 

 

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BLUE OR RED (red is ultra bright safety red) ... See MoreSee Less

BLUE OR RED (red is ultra bright safety red)

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Blue

Blue

If I go a colour on my V3, itll be the CathayDragon maroon, check it out 🙂

I’m partial to the red.

White!

Pure bright white. All coloured blocks act as disruptive pattern and make it harder to see.

Will consider a licensing agreement

one of each, red white and blue.

Blue, classic Schleicher. IMHO

I like the blue, even though red is more noticeable.... why not a slick combination of both?

Blue!

Stripes?

How about both.

A dark Blue

Blue

Red!

Blue ✌️

Neither.

Yellow. Canary yellow.

Red

Red

Blue

Red

Pink

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I’m trying to decide between red or blue...
Thoughts?
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I’m trying to decide between red or blue...
Thoughts?

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Red for safety.

Red- best color on a woman 😉

I like what you have there! I would go with Red.

I'm thinking Blue

Go Blue! 😉

Blue on one side, red on the other!

Blue every time

Green on right, red on left 😳

Depends on how visible you want to be, but I always thought that a black glider would look pretty cool, but definitely a bad idea all around

Red otherwise why add the weight

Red's more noticable in flight.

Blue like the sky

Fluorescent orange

Blue

Blue

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When your ultralight build sailplanes skin panels are so thin the light comes thru the nose and warms your feet! This light comes thru all over in various places around the cockpit and even the turtle deck. ... See MoreSee Less

When your ultralight build sailplanes skin panels are so thin the light comes thru the nose and warms your feet!  This light comes thru all over in various places around the cockpit and even the turtle deck.

2 days ago

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❤️. Tiny wind turbine on glider trailer.
🙅‍♂️. When a fellow pilot or crew inadvertently walks into the rapidly spinning propellor. 🖐😱😜🤕
This needs an extendable mast to get it high enough to avoid that issue, at a minimum.

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On-trailer power generation is a great idea but solar cells would be a safer choice.

Noise from them causes cancer, or so says a stable genius.

Boom boom 💥 pow!
#onlystopforgoodthermals
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3 days ago

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Finally. A brain focused. Will be illegal in US Rules in 3, 2, 1...SkyMate V2

The latest innovation from the Formula 1.0 GP has arrived, and we think it's a game changer.

- Real time contest verification
- Automatic task navigation
- Positive display of task milestone achievement
- Sunlight readable display
- Non-Contest task setting & navigation
- And of course, tracking - both inside & outside competition flying

Contact us for more info - info@f1gp.com.au

(device created by Sanderbuilt, images by Tom Lennon)
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Finally.  A brain focused.  Will be illegal in US Rules in 3, 2, 1...

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Watching the Formula 1.0 last winter when Tony Condon was over there racing, it was evident that they had a very good tracking system. If this is an improved version I am impressed even more. Superlative!

#FirstImpressionsMatter

"Hey there, welcome to our club, so you're interested in soaring, eh? It's great. Go to this website (rec.aviation.stupid) and check it out. Lots of great information from "great" people there. A good place to start..."

Oh and great a great place to buy weed!

Whoever believes that an open google forum is a great repository of precious content (unmoderated) is...let me put it as lightly as a can...not that bright 💡, to say the least...

Laziness is not a good plan. Leadership is important. What a shame.
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#FirstImpressionsMatter

Hey there, welcome to our club, so youre interested in soaring, eh?  Its great.  Go to this website (rec.aviation.stupid) and check it out.  Lots of great information from great people there.  A good place to start...  

Oh and great a great place to buy weed!

Whoever believes that an open google forum is a great repository of precious content (unmoderated) is...let me put it as lightly as a can...not that bright 💡, to say the least...  

Laziness is not a good plan.  Leadership is important.  What a shame.

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I started soaring forum on facebook and it has 1200 members now, is very active, and far better for the sport of soaring that RAS ever dreamed of being. RAS is a cesspool. I have done what I can.

You should try some, maybe you'll chill out a bit 😛

RAS is a world wide usenet group, it has nothing to do with the SSA....

Can you delete and block?

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