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Old Jul 23, 2003, 03:00 AM
Jerry L. Gubka
Jerry L. Gubka
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Re: Looking for flying sites in the Ft. Collins Colorado area.

Go here:

While this doesn't exactly address your question, I thought it would be of
interest to you.

Live long, and prosper
Jerry L. Gubka

gray-bearded tramp miner looking for work
(experienced mine planner available)

"BobAndVickey" <> wrote in message
> Anyone know of some nice areas around the Fort Collins, Loveland and

> Colorado to fly Sailplanes? I already know about the two R/C clubs, but

> prefer flying in an area where mostly folks go to fly sailplanes. I am an

> member so that is not an issue. I would be happy to join a RC sailplane

> reasonably near. Working on and off on a couple of gliders and I hope to

> ready to get back into flying again by the end of August. The building

> flying went to the shelf for the last several months due to an economic
> enforced vacation, better known as a layoff. Amazingly my old company

> that they laid off the wrong person and with a few adjustments, I am fully
> employed once again.
> While I have belonged and enjoyed RC clubs, my main issue from experience

> regular R/C clubs is that often electric and sailplane folks get treated

> second class citizens and still pay the runway fees on top of the usual

> dues for a strip that we almost never get to use. This is my second time
> around with RC after a 10-year gap and I have no interest in fuel powered
> engine flight. I want to stick with sailplanes, electric motors, and some

> fliers.
> Any suggestions of locations are greatly appreciated.
> Bob Ruth
> P.S. Yes I know this goes out all over the world, I am just hoping someone
> local may be able to help me.
> Please save the arrogant yank trolls for someone else.