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Old Sep 16, 2014, 01:58 AM
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Thats the best front side slope site in Auckland - literally massive slope and super laminar airflow right down to the ground. Unfortunately it's an hours walk....

It would be an epic DS site, but sadly you're not going to be able to I suspect - from memory the farm land behind the public track over where you'd DS belongs to a horse owner. Although Jacko has flown his UAV from up there so they presumably got permission to do that.

I think Glen went up there to fly front side a couple of years ago.
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Old Sep 16, 2014, 02:25 AM
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I will walk or drive hours for decent ds site

I might get in touch with jacko about that.

Alex , looks like i will scaring horses next
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Old Sep 16, 2014, 02:31 AM
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There are some glimpses of the slope on this video.

UAV Test Flight (2 min 7 sec)


There's another vid they made around somewhere but I can't find it now...
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Old Sep 16, 2014, 03:10 AM
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Looks interesting, its very flat plateau across the top though.

Will still do some investigation
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Old Sep 16, 2014, 03:25 AM
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It looks like they were flying from the northerly part of the slope. More south a would be better for DS I think, but it would be best in a west wind.
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Old Sep 16, 2014, 01:01 PM
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Still worth checking out and asking the local for permission
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Old Sep 19, 2014, 12:48 PM
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Hey Neal and Glen, Put your speeds on the speed thread. Please correct my names etc, especially the new Blade creation
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