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Posted by mfwilliams | May 08, 2011 @ 06:44 PM | 2,626 Views
There was no wind this Saturday. Any wind we got was a thermal generated wind that brief at best. If you weren't flying an electric or a handlaunch you weren't doing much at all. As usual I arrived casually late, about noon. Unfortunately, I missed some winch flying. Paul had setup the winch for some practice, but had to leave from some "pre-mother's day" activities by noon.

Mike W
Posted by mfwilliams | May 01, 2011 @ 10:52 AM | 3,823 Views
I ddn't get many pictures Saturday, I was on call (got there a little late) and also wanted to test out my FVK Gillette (hadn't flown in years). We had a steady NE wind, about 12mph, so most people were working the slope (NE Bowl) when I arrived. Overall a nice day, none of the rain that was threatening arrived, and the clouds kept the temps reasonable.

Posted by mfwilliams | Apr 28, 2011 @ 11:47 AM | 2,461 Views
This Saturday started out with a decent wind (10-12mph) out of the East. As the day progressed the wind shifted to the SE and everyone ended up at the SE bowl. Plenty of good fun, DJ had his new Mini Vector out and ripping and I ended up having a mid air with Jamie (both don't worry).

Mike W
Posted by mfwilliams | Apr 20, 2011 @ 11:03 AM | 3,784 Views
Several of us "Pompano Boys" went to the Florida Soaring Society (FSS #4) TD contest in Punta Gorda. So no blog report. If you want to see info about our escapades there, read Gordon's report at:
Paul should have a brief video up shortly and posted to youtube.
Hopefully see you guys on the hill this weekend.
Mike W
Posted by mfwilliams | Apr 12, 2011 @ 11:16 AM | 2,618 Views
Saturday was basically a "no wind" day. I think any breeze we received was thermally generated. To make matters worse the temp was close to 90 and hardly a cloud in the sky. Conditions actually sent one of our members to the ER for heat exhaustion/dehydration.
Hopefully conditions will be better next week, but I'll miss out, since several of us will be heading over to Florida Soaring Society #4 in Fort Myers/Punta Gorda.