Glider Tiedowns - The Midshipman's Hitch

Glider Tiedowns - The Midshipman's Hitch

Securing a glider to the ground is important, and need not be complicated. The midshipman's hitch is secure yet adjustable, and easily tied and untied, making it a great choice for a tiedown.

XC Mentoring Flight with Ramy Yanetz

XC Mentoring Flight with Ramy Yanetz

Saturday, March 25th offered me the opportunity to share a glider with Ramy Yanetz as my personal mentor/coach on a cross country soaring flight in the DG1000 1CH.  It was truly a special day and a great start to the Spring soaring season.

Panoche Checkouts 2017

Panoche Checkouts 2017

The Panoche checkout this year was an amazing experience for me. Even though the soaring was terrible, I met new people, learned a whole lot, and enjoyed some amazing scenery along the way.