Sun, 6 Sep 2009

1Sting 3:168 : Mickfield Hall (T) Duration: 00:06, Gain: 862 ft, Distance: 0 km, Thermic, wind varying from S to SW making for some cross wind tows.
2Sting 3:168 : Mickfield Hall (T) Duration: 00:05, Gain: 650 ft, Distance: 0 km, Thermic, wind varying from S to SW making for some cross wind tows.

Suffolk Competition Day 2

Highlights from Day 2 of the Suffolk Coastal Floaters Hang Gliding competition at Mendlesham, Suffolk.

Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Gliders neatly positioned ready for the days flying activities at the club competition.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Dan positioned at take-off about to winch launch his AirBorne Sting 3 hang glider.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Dan starting his winch up at Mendlesham in Suffolk on his AirBorne Sting 3 hang glider.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Keith M. launching his hang glider at the Suffolk Coastal Floaters hang gliding competition.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Dan landing his Sting 3 at Mendlesham.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Dan winching up at Mendlesham in Suffolk on his AirBorne Sting 3 hang glider.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Duncan launching his Aeros Target at Mendlesham.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Duncan launching his Aeros Target at Mendlesham.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Keith M. high above the Mendlesham airfield during the club competition.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Keith M. on tow at the Suffolk Coastal Floaters hang gliding competition.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Keith W launching his Sting 2 hang glider at the Suffolk Coastal Floaters Hang Gliding competition at Mendlesham airfield, Suffolk.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Richard gets one his landings a little bit wrong!
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Dragging out the tow lines ready for the next pair of hang gliders to be launched.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Richard H. launching his Aeros Stealth at the Suffolk competition.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Richard on his final approach.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Steve B. on tow hoping to find a thermal and get away.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Steve B. on tow hoping to find a thermal and get away.
6 Sep 2009
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Suffolk Coastal Floaters Competition Day 2
Steve landing his hang glider at Mendlesham Suffolk.
6 Sep 2009

Flight Details

Flight TypeWinch Launch
GliderAirBorne Sting 3:168
SiteMickfield Hall
Launch Date/Time6 Sep 2009 / 00:00
Height Gain862ft
Flight Duration0h 06m
CommentsThermic, wind varying from S to SW making for some cross wind tows.

Flight TypeWinch Launch
GliderAirBorne Sting 3:168
SiteMickfield Hall
Launch Date/Time6 Sep 2009 / 00:00
Height Gain650ft
Flight Duration0h 05m
CommentsThermic, wind varying from S to SW making for some cross wind tows.

Flying Statistics to Date 6 Sep 2009

Total Hours :
27h 33m
Longest Flight :
1h 15m
Glider Models Flown :
3
Sites Flown :
16
Best Height Gain :
2,508 feet
Total Distance :
7.0 km
Max Distance :
7.0 km
Total Flights :
113
Hill Launches :
69
Winch Launches :
44
Aerotow Launches :
0

Total Flying Statistics

Total Hours :
95h 58m
Longest Flight :
2h 25m
Glider Models Flown :
5
Sites Flown :
21
Best Height Gain :
3,000 feet
Total Distance :
67.9 km
Max Distance :
13.5 km
Total Flights :
286
Hill Launches :
156
Winch Launches :
106
Aerotow Launches :
24
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