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Old Apr 08, 2015, 04:13 AM
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Originally Posted by windnergy View Post
Ripper video, great flying Jono, I miss your enthusiasm, keep 'em coming
Thanks John.
Got a great forcast for this weekend but tied up doing other things. Why is it that life gets in the way of DS ???
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Old Apr 13, 2015, 07:31 AM
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Neal and I went out to the coast on Sunday and got a few circuits in relatively light winds (started out about 15kts and got to about 22kts+)

The flax was good for dropping aircraft into, but Neal found a nice manuka tree to land the Sunbird in (no damage)

Speaking of the Sunbird sounded like it had a bag of rocks knocking around in it's belly every time it went through the boundary layer...I had to stop the camera more than once, because I was laughing so hard at the sound of it.

I had the JW cruising along at just over 100mph (only got a slow flight on video though) and Neal got the Sunbird up aroung the 120mph mark.

It was a really fun session and great to get out on the slope again,

Roll on the winter winds!

DS west coast auckland #2. 12/4/15 (2 min 3 sec)

PS. the second vid has a bit of frontside (huge lift coming up the cliff)
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