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05
Jul

Where the bloody hell were you?

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The day started with a pea-souper of a fog, that lasted until nearly 11AM. I flew up but had to land at Stanthorpe and wait until the fog lifted. The Air Cadets were champing at the bit for the last day of their camp, but had to wait for the fog as well.

Andres turned up wondering where everybody else was, and by 11:30 the sky was full of streets. Andres and I launched at about 1PM, only that late because of the usual interruptions - visitors from Bathurst included.

After release we both got up to 7000 with no trouble, headed west into a 20 knot wind, but finding plenty of lift in the streets. Andres continued to push west slowly, I went to Leyburn, we met up again at Allora and landed after 2 1/2 hours, but the sky was still working. Maximum altitude 8500 under the cloud, lift was anything from 2 to 10 knots, but only under the cloud - between the streets it was dead.

All in all a very enjoyable day and one that should have been enjoyed by a lot more people! Tomorrow should be much the same, so come on up!

Clyde

 

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Clyde is the secretary and treasurer for Warwick Gliding Club

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