This weekend looks to be great flying for October. Yesterday I saw several soaring flights. Here is my Diorama. Saturday and Sunday look good also. Regional weather map shows high pressure and clear skies over area. Thermal soaring forecast is … Continue reading
A Canadian Cold Front is approaching from the North! When this arrives expect steady NE winds and cold temperatures! Local weather forecast shows it arriving late afternoon. Look for its approach on the State Weather round up. When winds turn … Continue reading
Saturday flying continues to look good as many long flights happened this week including the first flight from here to Wyoming! Over development has been rare so many glass off flights occur including my 5PM start last week. Regional Map … Continue reading
Wednesday’s glass off XC flight was unexpected. Strong westerly winds at Sugar Loaf had delayed our launch until 5PM and seeing several pilots sled down, I was happy to just launch. I rolled the dice hoping I might catch a … Continue reading
Friday evening was an illusive glass off at North Boulder. Launch conditions at 4:40 PM were so light I feared having to do a forward launch but this was better than walking down. One descending pass across the hill showed … Continue reading
Here it is: His is his flight.
Conditions were so weak on Saturday that in 23 minutes of flying, I only got 300′ above launch. See my dorama!
Regional Weather map shows day starting with clear skies and high pressure. Local forecast calls for south easterly winds and clear skies. NBR is already showing easterly flow early. Thermal soaring forecast is excellent—-1,300’/min—starting at 9:45 AM and no over … Continue reading
On Wednesday tired from a bicycle ride in the hot sun, I transported Lex, Johannes, Misha, Adriann, and Mike to the south launch at North Boulder. Lex, Misha & Johannes flew to NCAR where Lex and Johannes landed and Misha … Continue reading
On his 3rd flight on a new Rush 5, Misha gave it a real test over 3 hours 28 minutes covering 34.3 miles from Boulder! Climbing to 6,300′ over launch and speeding up to 40 m.p.h. he landed near the … Continue reading