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Old Jul 05, 2011, 12:16 AM
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Giant scale soaring in the Swiss Alps

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Wow... just, wow.

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Old Jul 05, 2011, 12:32 AM
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Nice! Amazing!

They were quite facinated about that motor
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 12:46 AM
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Absolutly awesome!!!!
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 12:59 AM
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How about those heave-ho launches into the void? Epic!!

Totally want to fly there... with a giant freakin' Swift

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Old Jul 05, 2011, 04:12 AM
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How about those heave-ho launches into the void? Epic!!

Totally want to fly there....................Steve

Yeah, me too! But maybe with a Stingray.
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 04:27 AM
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geeezuz that DG1000 only just made the launch
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 06:10 AM
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Yeah. I thought it was not going to make it.
That "drop off the cliff" launch style was a bit scary too!
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 09:27 AM
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Totally want to fly there... with a giant freakin' Swift

Steve
Me too, but with a 4 meter Ninja! This is motivating me to build!
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 10:11 AM
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And get a load of the guy having to carry his plane up the hill! Which makes me wonder if that slope is a "drive-up"? Thanks for posting this Steve -absolutely beautiful location and great flying too.
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 12:50 PM
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Damn .... What a great Site to "Soar" at ... Really makes me wish I could find a suitable site in Yosemite, to be Brave enough to "launch" from ...

That would be the Ultimate High ...
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 02:20 PM
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And get a load of the guy having to carry his plane up the hill! Which makes me wonder if that slope is a "drive-up"? Thanks for posting this Steve -absolutely beautiful location and great flying too.
Those slopes are absolutely *not* drive up! In fact, at some (many?) of the resorts, you are required to leave the car down in the town below and take a gondola up. And then hike along the ridge to the flying site... so yeah, they have to grunt a bit to make it happen! And imagine if you have to land out...

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Old Jul 05, 2011, 02:31 PM
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You mean an Outlanding like this one from last year
Kevin flies his plank 1km with cheap reciever, by phone. (3 min 28 sec)
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 05:12 PM
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Damn .... What a great Site to "Soar" at ... Really makes me wish I could find a suitable site in Yosemite, to be Brave enough to "launch" from ...

That would be the Ultimate High ...

With a 6 meter Spindrift?
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 05:31 PM
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They have an LZ that looks like a freshly mowed park, ... and I have Cajon, ...
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 05:39 PM
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Keep telling ya Bill ,escape to the Manilla slope fest
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