Home Forums Pilot Reports Rain, Dark Clouds, Patience, Sunshine, Tranquility 9/3/2022

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    Jonathan Dietch
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    Mark Hoffmann
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    What; no thunder and lightning. or was that thunderboltszzzzzz


    Here’s phone video of the gust front at the LZ on Saturday

    Lasted about 40 minutes, so ‘front’ seems inaccurate. Blew a tumbleweed up and across the LZ, peeled the SW corner of the astroturf up. Rain to NW but flow from SW, pushing 20 mph at times. A couple of hg’s landed in the strong wind, no problems.  Others just hovered and waited it out.

    I got a ride up to Crestline from Reid and Zac and launched at 6:34 for a relaxing 22-minute sledder.

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