2015 Season in the Bag!

2015 Season in the Bag!

Wow!

It was my first full year as Club President and its been a whirlwind season : 14 club contests, 6 Two Channel, 8 ALES contests, and the three day first ever Louisville Area Soaring Society “DerbySoar”  3 day event!

And for the first time in awhile 4 new member sailplane pilots!  And sport soaring activity at the field was at a level that it was common to see at least one pilot up on most good weather days…even some not so good weather days!

Electric Launch has been a quiet success at our flying site which is noise sensitive.  All of our members are now actively using Altitude Limit Switches in their E-launch Sailplanes and having a ball.

The pilot skill level is far beyond that of general members in the recent past years. Every single pilot can now land their models on a landing tape!  Its a big deal because it takes skilled pilots. I am especially proud of all our pilots who have traveled to participate in contests outside our club field.  I believe all have brought home trophies!

I’ll be adding results and more detailed news/photos later.
The LASS 2016 Executives:
Gordy Stahl Pres

Marc Marcum VP

Ron Allen Treas.

Steve Gammons Safety/PR

Gordy

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