Spring is coming.

Pauxautawney Phill may say otherwise, but days are getting longer and I’m a firm believer that spring 2022 will be here soon. Ground school is in progress, classes are being recorded so if you missed one or otherwise want to see them, they will be available. Contact Chief Instructor Phil for how to access. Remember … Read more

2022 is upon us.

We are in that magical week between Christmas and New Years. I’ve always enjoyed this week because when I was working we always had a “plant shutdown” and so I had the week off. Amy just reminded me that just because I’m retired does not mean I don’t get to take this week off as … Read more

Winter, no time to hibernate.

Winter is here, we will continue to fly on weekends and Wednesday’s so long as the weather and field conditions support it. if you are looking for instruction check with your favorite instructor to see if they are available. Plus we have some new winter activities planned. And of course we will be flying New … Read more

Fall Wrap up.

In case you have not heard, Joe Mckeever, Wolfgang, Thamm, Peter Quigley and myself have been reelected to your Board of Directors. Your board in turn elected Adam White as Treasure, Michelle Wootton as Secretary, Wolfgang Thamm as Vice President and myself as President(Otherwise I would not be writing this blog. ;-)) I want to … Read more

Protect our Tow Pilots!

We have had TWO incidences of Tow Plane kiting this year. Yes TWO! While both pilots landed safely, we must not be scaring our Tow Pilots. Remember, your glider has very large wings and tremendous lifting power, the tow plane has a tiny elevator. In a fight the tow plane is going to lose every … Read more

It’s not over yet.

While we were all hoping that “life would be normal” by this fall, COVID-Delta has had other plans for us. While I believe most of our members have been vaccinated, we must be diligent. I am sorry to announce that we have canceled Neighbors day for this Year. Many instructors are now asking students to … Read more

Encampment Week

Despite smoke from the west coast we had an exciting Encampment week. Over one hundred and ninety flights with over 100 instructional flights. Two new certificates and two Silver distance badges. Several member, including many of our youth members, camped out during the week. Enabling them to get a head start on the sign up … Read more

Encampment is almost Here!

The magical week of July 19th is almost here. Arrangements are being made to have tow pilots and instructors all week. If you have not signed up already do so here. We need to know who will be there so we can arrange instructors and tow pilots. It’s a great week to finish up a … Read more

Off to a great start!

The 2021 season is starting off great! So far this year we have had more flights to date than in 2019 (we will just try to forget 2020). Because of some exceptional weather we has some phenomenal flights this spring. Lukas Furdal and Mikolaj(Mik) Karasinski earned their Silver badges. Mik’s daughter Julia earned her silver … Read more