WOW! Way to go M VNE!!
Posted by Envious on 6/24/2012, 8:18 pm, in reply to "It was a great day! Wasserbauer returns the Boomerang!"
In four years, ...no one has gone to Broken Straw. |
Thank you for bring back the "Boomerang" Trophy.
: Hope to see Mark's Brokenstraw adventure story
: here. It was a wonderful soaring day with
: cloudbase at 5,500 - 6,000 ft in the DSV
: area. Very clear, no haze and a good day to
: take pictures. Wondered why I was getting
: to distant Cu lower than expected.
: Discovered after 5 hours that my landing
: gear was extended the whole time. I don't
: hear the higher pitched sounds of whistling
: like the extended gear so I didn't notice.
: I usually retract the gear right after tow
: release. Another thing to add to the check
: list. Still it was very pleasant 5 hrs and
: I got some good pictures of Hemlock and
: Canadice Lakes.
: --Previous Message--
: Geoff Cline, who flew with dad Doug, and who
: should show up at the field wandering around
: like a lost soul but RICK HARRINGTON!
: Surprised us he did at the end of the day.
: So much happened that it wont all go in the
: CONGRATS TO MARK WASSERBAUER, who endured
: the wait for a tow plane (4 hours?) to
: return the boomerang home. You can expect B
: Straw to send a Briggand soon to reclaim it,
: so sharpen your shops!
: Cline, Zabinski, Bradley, Jake, it seemed
: like verybody flew today. Linda even. What
: a great kick off for soarfest!
: RUSKAUFF IS GETTIN CLOSE TO SOLO, and will
: joint the ranks any day now!