Noah Reitter

John Good JWGC Report 8/8-Contest Day 9

Widespread morning cloud was accompanied by considerable skepticism that flying would be possible today. We duly gridded all gliders on the possibility that a clear area approaching from the west would [...]

John Good JWGC Report 8/6-Contest Day 7

We had another dose of weird weather today.  The key feature was an unusual line of lift, probably controlled by wave generated by interaction between low-level southerly winds and the upper-level [...]

John Good JWGC Report 8/5-Contest Day 6

A difficult and eventful day today.  At the morning pilot briefing, we were told to expect the best weather of the contest – and when the tasks were displayed, we learned [...]

John Good JWGC Report 8/4-Contest Day 5

A challenging day today, with post-frontal weather that produced some very good lift and some difficult areas, with spreadout, light rain and then dead skies on final glide. In the [...]

John Good JWGC report-7/26

Today was the final scheduled practice day at the 11thJunior World Gliding Championships, in Szeged Hungary.  The practice week has gone well here: All four US pilots have good gliders that [...]


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