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by pep
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: FORUM WAS UPDATED
Replies: 1
Views: 289

FORUM WAS UPDATED

Hi, to all members using this forum, I just finish an update to the forum, now we are running the latest version. With all updates and customization there should be a few function fixed and maybe some bugs introduced. I think the Search / advance search should work better now. There also was an issu...
by pep
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Can Hang Gliding be saved?
Replies: 16
Views: 731

Re: Can Hang Gliding be saved?

tnankie wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:38 pm


rate of inflow << rate of outflow
I think we already agree that we are not getting new pilots.
by pep
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Can Hang Gliding be saved?
Replies: 16
Views: 731

Re: Can Hang Gliding be saved?

Rather than comparing to paragliding compare it to another extreme sport Les. Take skiing, similar logistical challenges, number of really good developed places in the world, an option to do it grassroots/backcountry if you choose, seasonal restrictions etc I think its a reasonable comparison. I do...
by pep
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Can Hang Gliding be saved?
Replies: 16
Views: 731

Re: Can Hang Gliding be saved?

Is not my bid, I have my mind set regarding :hg and I don't think :hg will disappear, it will just evolve and of course be get more expensive, but the same will happen with :pg . I posted this because I think is a great article and it merits to be discussed. As for the points you mention, you imply ...
by pep
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Can Hang Gliding be saved?
Replies: 16
Views: 731

Can Hang Gliding be saved?

Interesting Podcast Episode put out by Cloudbase Mayhem: Episode Info: Hang gliding is arguably the first "extreme sport" in human history and it literally changed the world. Drawing inspiration from Leonardo Davinci, Otto Lillienthal built the first foot-launched hang gliders in the late 1800's. Hi...
by pep
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: October 26 LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH Tidbits about flying abroad
Replies: 2
Views: 1812

Re: October 26 LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH Tidbits about flying abroad

Thank you Nicole, Your presentation was very comprehensive, I really enjoyed it and made me wanting to go places...!

And thank you everyone else that came that made this a entreating evening!

Also if anyone has a topic that would like to have on a future Last Friday of the month please let me know.
by pep
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: October 26 LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH Tidbits about flying abroad
Replies: 2
Views: 1812

October 26 LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH Tidbits about flying abroad

http://www.westcoastsoaringclub.com/images/plane.gif "Tidbits about flying abroad" tid·bit noun plural noun: tidbits a small and particularly interesting item of gossip or information, in our case about how to get a beer in a foreign place... Winter is coming fast and most people are beginning to m...
by pep
Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Ski Flights @ Mt. Baldy Resort
Replies: 2
Views: 1170

Re: Ski Flights @ Mt. Baldy Resort

I would like to know if anyone has ever fly there with a hang glider...
by pep
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Important! HPAC voting on line now!
Replies: 11
Views: 5528

Re: Important! HPAC voting on line now!

... I'm going to send my money in and not worry about it..... Can I send my Paypal account? I would love to receive money, no questions ask... I disagree with you, HPAC is an organization Created by free flight pilots, for free flight pilots and as such is the Free flight pilots that need to give d...
by pep
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: OK, 2018-19 winter season of "LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH" is back ON!!!, September 28th!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1021

OK, 2018-19 winter season of "LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH" is back ON!!!, September 28th!!!!

OK my fellow flyers... is that time of the year again, where the weather is turning wet and cold and the flying starts getting difficult, so to cope (like we need an excuse) we need that beer and friendship !! The topic of the talk will be "Flying 200 km triangles in Canada" http://www.westcoastsoar...
by pep
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: HAGAR study course
Replies: 2
Views: 2340

Re: HAGAR study course

is the book different from previous years?
by pep
Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: What "Online GPS tracker of pilots" is more popular in our community?
Replies: 2
Views: 626

What "Online GPS tracker of pilots" is more popular in our community?

We are looking on integrate some of these tools in our new WCSC site and wanted to find out what our community is using most to track pilots via their GPS tracking systems, please post here suggestions and we will see if we can embed or present as resources on the upcoming site

Thank you in advance.
by pep
Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Re: Flying Grouse ...
Replies: 3
Views: 1526

Re: Flying Grouse ...

Hi Bill, Can someone that is a pilot (like me :hg ) but is not going to fly can still be a guest member?
by pep
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: New WCSC Website (Sneak Peek)
Replies: 24
Views: 4771

Re: New WCSC Website (Sneak Peek)

I think there are a lot of pilots out there including myself who don't have the respect for how much effort has gone into building these sites. Tyler Hence why I said that having access to the old forum posts is valuable information for the club. There's a lot of wisdom that can be gleaned from pil...
by pep
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Chasing The Sky - Jesse Williams in the X-Pyr 2016 (preparing for the 2018 edition)
Replies: 0
Views: 1648

Chasing The Sky - Jesse Williams in the X-Pyr 2016 (preparing for the 2018 edition)

Jesse just sent me this video from when he did the X-Pyr in 2016, I think he is planning to go for the 2018 edition.

X-Pyr 2016

We can follow him at this link when the competition starts:

X-Pyr 2018