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Re: videos

Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:38 am
by alphaLaura
Wow! Peter was telling me about this but I didn't quite know how to imagine it... It's so beautiful!

Re: videos

Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:24 pm
by hum
DonalMW wrote: Glider flying @ night ? ?
I think its technically by day... landed by sunset +30 min..

Re: videos

Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:38 pm
by DonalMW
Ahh, the old +1hr in Summer rule...... I see. I stand corrected.

Re: videos

Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:32 pm
by RV BLUE
Here's the performance of the glider at Oshkosh this year........beautiful, it was the highlight of this years visit.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT1vCcwnbq8

Happy landings

The glider does have a small jet engine (40lbs) that produces 240lbs of thrust.

Re: videos

Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 7:04 pm
by RV BLUE
Another video here....

http://www.vimeo.com/13901314

Re: videos

Posted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 5:15 pm
by RV BLUE
One of the finer models displayed at Oshkosh this year..........

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fwchopper3/4857977639/

then there was a pink one too in Kalamazoo.....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fwchopper3/4858392746/

Re: videos

Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 3:35 am
by RV BLUE
This is the pool at the club...always nice after a flight on a hot day then a beer poolside !!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fwchopper3/4899315710/

happy landings !!

This one brought a smile...

Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:33 am
by hum

Re: videos

Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:56 pm
by DonalMW
Nice recap. All it's missing is "The Pink Model" we discussed earlier...... :twisted:

Re: videos

Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:35 am
by RV BLUE

Re: videos

Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:37 am
by DonalMW
Nice..... Can't beat some "Formation"........... :roll: :lol:

Re: videos

Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:20 pm
by RV BLUE
We were performing at the Atlantic City airshow yesterday...we were on hold for our slot in the box......

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fwchopper3/4928790043/

and later in the day over a news story

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fwchopper3/4928789633/

Re: videos

Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:17 am
by nosedive
DonalMW wrote:Nice..... Can't beat some "Formation"........... :roll: :lol:
Indeed, some close 'line astern' with, ahem, refuelling probe extended. :mrgreen: