NI Area Open Thermal Champs 8th Aug 2010

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Aug 122010
 

Both Reggie and Richard Boyd flew in the Area Thermal Championships, in Richards words ” it was a fantasic days flying ”

This was our first time to fly of a winch and it was extremely exciting.

 We got of to a great start but had a few poblems in the second round hence the lower placing.

Roll on next year , beware Andrew and Sam.

A massive thanks to Bill Scott and the Nimsa members for helping us and giving us both tips on how to get the best from our planes.

We also have to thank Andrew Wallace for the lend of his gliders for the event.

Andrew aint getting them back !  

Full Nimsa report and pictures can be seen HERE  

Bank Holiday Monday on the Slope, EPP FOX

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May 312010
 

I was jointed by John Pearson and Bill Scott for a wonderful days flying on the Dungannon clubs slope site.

A wee video of the fox Epp glider in action.

Wild Bill and Half Pipe Pearson

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Biggest B52 in the UK and Ireland Flys

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Feb 242010
 

Finally yesterday 23rd of February weather conditions were perfect for John to maiden his scratch build B52 PSS glider. Winds were gusting to 30mph on the East facing slope of Slieve Gallion and wind chill factor felt like -30 , man it was so cold up there ! Continue reading »