|Jan 17, 2013, 09:25 PM|
Torrey Pines Fun-Fly/Swap Meet Feb 16th 2013
TPG is hosting the 2013 Torrey Pines Fun-Fly/Ratings day out at the bluff.
********UPDATE - We'll be having a Swap Meet too!**************
As many of you know, each year pilots wanting to fly Torrey are required to renew our City Waiver documentation for the Gliderport. Additionally, if you're interested in flying at Torrey and haven't gotten your rating yet this is a great opportunity to fill out the paper work and get checked out and rated for the year. Come on out and see me or one of the other check pilots and we'll take care of you. Of course there are some other items to take care of before you launch into that beautiful coastal scenery and you can find out more here: http://www.torreypinesgulls.org/flyingtorrey.htm
The last two years were great events with lots of food, friends, and flying and I hope you can make it to this year's to help make it better than ever. Check out this flyer from last year - http://www.torreypinesgulls.org/Torr...Report2012.pdf
Here's the info:
Where: Torrey Pines Gliderport
When: Saturday, February 16th, 11ish...Late morning/midday...when ever the wind comes up!
Why: Sign some paperwork, eat some grub, shoot the bull, and FLY.
Who: You! Sign-up here in this thread
What: AMA card or printed receipt, planes to ogle, paperwork to sign (paperwork will be provided), money and/or Swap Meet goods, and food to eat and beverages to drink. As before, you're welcome to bring eats or drinks (non-alcohol of course) to share.
RSVP here in this thread and tell a friend, they won't want to miss it!
Hope to see you there,
P.S. Attendee list:
Matin??? (never actually said "in")
Phil? (never actually said "in")
|Jan 17, 2013, 10:18 PM|
Cool! I'm in! Actually sent in my membership dues yesterday, and of course am a current AMA member too.
Hopefully I can qualify for a "novice" rating... be gentle on me!!
This is going to be a dream come true... Torrey is like Ellwood on steroids
|Jan 17, 2013, 10:45 PM|
|Jan 18, 2013, 12:32 AM|
The ratings are determined by aircraft type, not pilot ability. Review the paperwork for the various ratings here; http://www.torreypinesgulls.org/flyingtorrey.htm
Herr Slope Coordinator Pismo will have these forms onsite the day of your rating flight.
|Jan 18, 2013, 12:41 AM|
"Foamies with wingspans up to 60” and weighing less than 35 oz. with two-axis controls."
Crap my 17oz 60" foamie has 4 axis controls. If I promise to not touch the left stick, can I still get a No-Vice signoff?
|Jan 18, 2013, 03:17 PM|
Here's a few pictures from past years events, just to whet your whistle:
|Jan 18, 2013, 05:11 PM|
Welcome to the club Steve. Glad to have you aboard!
|Jan 18, 2013, 06:14 PM|
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