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February 9, 2021 at 8:38 PM #11270
John sums it up pretty well.
63 year old 152lb “pilot” attempts light-wind launch on hastily reconfigured 90lb wing that had only been used for powered flight for a decade… Knowledgeable witness said wing was unbalanced at launch. I knew was it after the first step and the right side had no lift. I didn’t or wasn’t able to abort or power through it. It hit the first big bush and I came down pretty gently no injuries.