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Old May 08, 2008, 02:01 PM
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You can D/S on Melton dam wall, with a north wind. Bit closer than Hotham, foam only.
Which wall is that? I live in Melton South with in walking distance of the weir.
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Old May 08, 2008, 03:47 PM
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Besides, the rotor is no big deal at The Altar, you just need to know the correct landing approach.
Yer if you pindrop from 300ft straight down over the LZ and pull up just before you hit the ground. The only planes i'll take there is one's that I don't care to much for. Last time EVERYONE did damage of some sort and the mid air you had ended up in the sea with the loss of ALL your radio gear and airframe. Sorry dude but I'm not for making a sacrifice to the Wind Gods just to fly at the Altar....
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Now these sacrifices are demonstrating the necessary "commitment"!

Besides, I got my reciever and battery back, and I have some keepsakes of the occasion in my rafters!

Though where most were landing that day is in fact the worst place to land... after a few more sessions there the landing approach has been worked out, and whilst it's a narrow corridor, if the approach keeps on track it's a doddle.

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Old May 08, 2008, 08:16 PM
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Which wall is that? I live in Melton South with in walking distance of the weir.
South, go have a look
Old May 09, 2008, 12:02 AM
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South, go have a look
Sorry man the only wall I know of down the weir faces almost due east/west, unless I'm missing something.
Old May 09, 2008, 03:56 AM
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Now these sacrifices are demonstrating the necessary "commitment"!

Besides, I got my reciever and battery back, and I have some keepsakes of the occasion in my rafters!

Though where most were landing that day is in fact the worst place to land... after a few more sessions there the landing approach has been worked out, and whilst it's a narrow corridor, if the approach keeps on track it's a doddle.

Sam,
who saves up his best for The Altar.

"Necessary commitment"

Sam now i can see where the TRASH comes from

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Old May 09, 2008, 04:55 AM
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I really don't know what sort of landing approach Gunna is talking about, it sounds like some kind of girly excuse to me...

The definition of slopetrash can be found over here:
http://www.slopeflyer.com/artman/pub...icle_185.shtml

and...

http://www.slopeflyer.com/artman/pub...ticle_36.shtml

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Old May 09, 2008, 06:15 AM
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Sam, who hasn't had a big crash in a long time
Did you also smash a mirror, walk under a ladder or perform any other death defying acts as well as making this statement?

Gutsy effort Dude
Old May 09, 2008, 06:19 AM
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Yup - I just lerve a good repair!
Old May 09, 2008, 06:33 AM
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Oh, and Knackers, you are formally invited to come and fly with us on the 18th.
Old May 09, 2008, 06:55 AM
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Old May 09, 2008, 07:40 AM
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what sort of wind speed do you expect from flinders?
i sold the omie so i dont have a ds practice plane will maybe use the combat or speedo to give it a go
Old May 09, 2008, 06:25 PM
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Flinders works From SSW thru SE at various sites. It can be quite pleasant at 10 knots, and there is always something there at that speed that will work. It's not a slermal site - being coastal.

Cape Schank, The Parlour works in the West.

Now Cairns Bay - aka The Altar works S and SSE, and at 30 knots will deliver an experience that would convert Osama.

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and at 30 knots will deliver an experience that would convert Osama.

Sam.
Look out, you'll get Jehad'ed.....
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