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Captain’s Report ~ Day #5 (August 2)

We woke up to bright blue skies with the loads of humidity in the air.   Would we see thunderstorms?   The daily briefing confirmed out expectations of showers and [...]

Captain’s Report ~ Day #4 (August 1)

We awakened to another bright blue sky day without any showers expected in the task area. Unfortunately, showers and thunderstorms showed up in the last couple of turn points which [...]

Captain’s Report ~ Day #1 (July 29)

On contest day 1, we awakened to overcast with a very slow moving weak cold front sliding to the east which was predicted to depart the area by early afternoon. [...]

Captain’s Report ~ Official Training Day #2 (July 26)

We continue to have really good soaring conditions this week. The daily wrinkle continues to be the amount and location of the showers and/or thunderstorms in the afternoon. Today was [...]

Captain’s Report ~ Official Training Day #1 (July 25)

Today another strong day of soaring was expected and the day turned out as forecast. We have been having a wonderful week of soaring and training. The wrinkles for the [...]

Captain’s Report ~ Training Day #4 (July 23)

We woke to milky colored skies with good soaring expected until the possible t-storms arrived around 4 pm. Tasks were set and an open grid (first come, first towed) was [...]

Training Day #2 ~ July 22 Captain’s Daily Report

Greetings from the upcoming World Gliding Championships in Hosin, CZ!   US Team pilots and crew have been arriving since last Thursday (July 19) evening. Heinz Weissenbuehler and Karin Schlosser where [...]


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