Walt's Point, 25 Years Back

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Walt's Point, 25 Years Back

Postby sd » Sat May 28, 2011 12:49 pm

http://paraglide.net/log/1900/86/86_06- ... valley.htm

Haven’t flown since my birthday in February, but with the solstice approaching, I thought some may enjoy my log from Walt’s Point 25 years ago.
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Re: Walt's Point, 25 Years Back

Postby Leeside » Mon May 30, 2011 6:32 am

Thanks for sharing sd. I especially like it as I remember exactly what I was doing June of 1986. Man that was ages ago!
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Re: Walt's Point, 25 Years Back

Postby Tony Deleo » Sat Jun 04, 2011 4:21 pm

I won't concede that today's foot launched flights can't compare with the pilots towing.
Bruce Barmakian has flown 308 miles foot launching and there are a "large" number of foot launched flights over 200+ miles, in fact I would say that there are more 200+ mile flights foot launched than there are being towed. Foot launch flights of over 300 miles are doable from Walt's there just isn't anyone trying.
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