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Just a reminder that Breakfast is at 9:30am at the Whistlestop this Sunday. This is our normal meeting place for breakfast until someone suggests another restaurant or offers up their home. Hope to see you there … Continue reading
Congratulation to Karl for passing his flight test today. Thank you to Bill Stinson for braving the cold. Thank you to Rick for bringing another glider pilot into the world. -Andy
From Tom Roy @ FSA Schweizer 1-35C Share for Sale I am selling my partnership share in a 1978 Schweizer 1-35C and its trailer currently parked at the south end of Franconia airport. Peter Stauble, Peter Eiche and Roy Bourgeois currently own the other 1/4-shares. The glider is … Continue reading
Tell the FAA: No User Fees for Support of Aviation Events Urge your Senators to Sign a Letter in Support of FAA Providing Air Traffic Services Without User Fees -Andy
Tuesday was a slacker day, here’s Gregs report. – Andy PMSC Members, Four Post Mills pilots (Me, Tim, Mark, and Karl) decided to take advantage of the last day of this incredible air mass and call a slacker day on … Continue reading
Saturday turned out to be a spectacular day in Springfield. Thermals went to 9,000 feet! Visibility was severely clear. Mt. Washington, the Adirondacks, and hills of Massachusetts were all clearly visible. Greg flew his new (to him) 304CZ (JD) for … Continue reading
Here is an interesting article describing the effects of tailwinds: The summary is: While each one knot of headwind component improves landing/takeoff performance by about one percent, each knot of tailwind component degrades landing/takeoff distance by about three to five … Continue reading
Hey don’t forget that breakfast is at Eatons Sugarhouse tomorrow. It’s exit 3 off 89. Please comment if you plan to go. Andy
Willem soars the thermals with Peter Stauble, chief pilot of the Franconia Soaring Association.
We are meeting for breakfast today but flying looks unlikely to Alton Bay and or Lake Memphramagog.