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Posted by k4zep | Aug 17, 2017 @ 08:17 AM | 1,647 Views
Now folks, this is written off the cuff, sort of meandering and sharing the thoughts of an ol Fart glider guider, so go easy on me. As time permits, I'm going to explore stabilization, in gliders. More specifically, the electric glider. You must realize that as the rules now stand, not much of what I will discuss below will be usable at contest, but remember I fly my gliders 95% of the time for fun, Contest, where the sky's are blue and the BS knee deep, are just gravy now. Having flown gliders since 1967, Varios for 40+ years, stabilization of some form for 30 years, I am a true glider fanatic.
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December 1, 2017

Its been a busy month. FPV is not for the solo flyer! You always need a spotter in case you become disoriented or loose track of where you are! Anyway, I'm still learning, crashing, fly aways. Arrrggggghhhhh. Each time I fly FPV, I get a little better. Have not conquered it yet though! Whew. I don't know if doing a landing at a contest via FPV is possible or not right now for this ol fart. Will keep working on it.

Now for the good part. I didn't get to go to the Tangerene as my wife messed her back up and I couldn't leave her for the 3 day contest.
Really missed being there but the "Toys for Tots" contest is coming up in 2 weeks and I'm looking forward to it rounding out the year.
Been flying steady almost every day I can, weather permitting and the last two days have been just "...Continue Reading