Placida Gasparilla #980

Yesterday was jet lag.

I awoke at 4:45 and arrived at the field about 6:25.  I knew it was going to be a good morning when I ran into Mike Otten at the gas stop.  He was driving the Cheney Bros truck, making a delivery.  He had seen the post about flying this morning but duty called and he choose to feed his family instead.  We talked about doing a night flight during the July full moon.   Maybe….

There was a very light breeze from the west and 76 degrees F.  The air was mostly smooth with occasional bumps.  Thermal layer was at 950 ft.   Full Reflex most of the flight.

Launch 6:41

Landing 7:37

31.3 miles

max altitude 1700ft …  climb 469fpm  …  sink 700fpm

 

Author: JoeO

Powered Paraglider pilot since 2005

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