Archive for November, 2003

2003 Fall Newsletter

2003 Fall Newsletter

The Fall 2003 LASS Word newsletter is hot off the presses! Go and get it!
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Frankfort Slope Info/Photos, etc.

Frankfort Slope Info/Photos, etc.

Yesterday, we made a concerted effort to seize the 60-70 degree temperatures and southernly winds to head out to the Frankfort Slope. The winds were averaging 12-15 MPH with gusts up to 20 or more. I brought out my GPS and my digital camera, and got some fairly detailed information, which I have posted on the Flying Sites page. Check it out — satellite imagery, topographic maps, driving directions, latitude/longitude info, an accurate altitude reading, and a wide-wide panoramic shot (with details). Also, I’ve uploaded some photos from yesterday, as well as two photos forwarded to me from Gordy: Bruce DS’ing Frankfort and the winning LASS team from the 2001 Midsouths.  
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New Articles – Gordy’s Travels

New Articles – Gordy’s Travels

Gordy sent me a bunch of his articles he has written over the years, and I’ve put them up on the site under the Downloads link on the left. You can now read all of “Gordy’s Travels” articles in one place and in Adobe PDF Format! If any other LASS members have any articles, documents, reviews, pictures, stories, whatever, feel free to drop me a note at info AT louisvillesoaring DOT org.
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Newsletter Archive

Newsletter Archive

Greetings all — Ed has supplied me with a bevy of old “LASS Word” newsletters which I have put up in the Downloads area of the site.  All the newsletters from 1998 to the present in PDF format!
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A Dispatch from Gordy: MVSA TD Competition

A Dispatch from Gordy: MVSA TD Competition

This just in from Gordy, who flew in the Mississippi Valley Soaring Association‘s Thermal Duration contest yesterday:

I guess it was just a matter of time before the cops caught up to me for those parking tickets….

So I got up this morning really pumped for a great day of TD competiton, the sky was grey but high, the temp was cold but not really that bad…around 50…the air was clean and active.

When I came out there was the sherrif…with a broom, yep community service….so there I was working really tight circles, pushing deep and really working hard. My usual tendency to stall was as usual, but every time I got my nose up the sherrif would rap me with his stick.

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Bunch of New Stuff!

Bunch of New Stuff!

Hey all — Ben here, your friendly webmaster. Ed has rummaged through
his images and documents, and we’ve added quite a few new images into
the Gallery , as well as adding the LASS Bylaws to the Downloads section. More later!
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