The 2014 Snowbird Contest
Ah, Thanksgiving! Food, family, football....and flying? While most of the soaring activity in the northern climates of the U.S. takes a winter hiatus, Harris Hill Soaring Corporation (HHSC) held its 72nd annual Snowbird contest on the Friday and Saturday (Nov. 28/29) after Thanksgiving. (History of Snowbird is here) Snowbird is not like most contests. First…
” Flying with the CHAMPIONS ” also from Bitterwasser this year!
Long time no see. Got some interesting news from Ludwig Starkl and Wolfgang Janowitsch, which I will share in my own blog next Sunday, but I thought for all those in the USA, Canada and South America, this might be exciting for you as well. I hope you still look so now and then, to see if…
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Heroes or ” madmen” ?? Wishing you a HAPPY, HEALTHY and above all SAFE 2015.
Just finished my blog at soaring.eu and thought that,.. maybe one item in it, might be good for more friends to read. So I add it for my soaringcafe readers as well.It's about safety on too many successive long distance flights. And,....as I wish you a SAFE 2015 , there is some concern as well. I…
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CloudStreet – Soaring the American West
New trailer online Mike Abernathy sent us good news from New Mexico reporting "The new CloudStreet: Soaring the American West Trailer is now available! This trailer features the beautiful CloudStreet: Soaring the American West score. The program is expected to air on PBS in the US in spring, and will be available globally on iTunes…
MILVUS… functional clothes specially designed for gliding!
About 2 years ago , Swiss glider pilot Daniel Baumli, was frustrated with the clothes he was wearing in his glider.He thought this should/could be better. Now in November he had the WORLD premiere with his stand MILVUS at the Swiss Gliding Conference in Grenchen and from now on the clothes are for sale. Here…
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