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Incident Reports :: RE: RIP Adam Parer :(

1 September, 2014 - 02:16
Author: Wagner24314
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 6:16 pm (GMT -8)

good guy he will be missed
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Hang gliding general :: RE: Villa Grove Fly-In Reports?

1 September, 2014 - 02:06
Author: davisstraub
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 6:06 pm (GMT -8)

We certainly banned him. Wiring problems.
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Hang gliding general :: RE: Villa Grove Fly-In Reports?

1 September, 2014 - 01:43
Author: Nate
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 5:43 pm (GMT -8)

Kind of ironic, he was the one whining in another thread about "expensive tow meets".

Hmmm..... I'm willing to bet this wasn't cheap.

Did he have a rating? I recall him showing up at a site once with no rating, broken glider, and insisted to tow... but was denied.


Incident Reports :: RE: RIP Adam Parer :(

1 September, 2014 - 01:33
Author: Avolare
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 5:33 pm (GMT -8)

God speed !

Incident Reports :: RE: RIP Adam Parer :(

1 September, 2014 - 00:40
Author: Tiberiu
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:40 pm (GMT -8)

RIP my friend

Hang gliding general :: RE: Villa Grove Fly-In Reports?

1 September, 2014 - 00:13
Author: davisstraub
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:13 pm (GMT -8)

"...he is no longer welcome to fly here."

Other than the fact that Leon is in no condition to continue to fly there, why would this be? That is, what happened that led you to ban him?

Just a concussion?

How high was he when he tumbled?

Did he actually have a parachute?
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Hang gliding Videos :: RE: Dreaming Awake at King Mountain

31 August, 2014 - 23:36
Author: hgnv
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 3:36 pm (GMT -8)


Yeah I need a smoke after that....
Excellent video...
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Incident Reports :: RE: RIP Adam Parer :(

31 August, 2014 - 22:53
Author: hiflioz
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:53 pm (GMT -8)

A generous, talented truly decent human being. A huge loss to the pilot community and the community.
Goodbye, Adam.
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Helen
Falcon1 170, Fun 190, Malibu 188, Malibu 166, Shark 144, Litesport3, Adv, GT, SSO

HangGliding.Org Events :: RE: COLORADO FLY WEEK 2014!!

31 August, 2014 - 22:30
Author: jj colorado
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:30 pm (GMT -8)

Great event. Excellent music/entertainment at night. Wonderful food.
A full week of great flying. 160 registered but only about 1/3 posted up flights. More than 170 flights posted, with several in the 50-80 mile range. There must have been 300-400 flights at the event.
www.coloradoflyweek.com
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Hang gliding general :: RE: Villa Grove Fly-In Reports?

31 August, 2014 - 22:12
Author: jj colorado
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:12 pm (GMT -8)

About 160 registered pilots HG/PGs. Of that about 35 posted up flights for the contests. Great flights multiple days. Flying every day. First day a Single Surface Freedom flew north of the valley all the way up to Buena Vista (about 45 miles). PG flew 50 miles to the NE. Mid week several people flew down to Crestone, some landing there and others doing an out and back. Pete Lehmann flew his T2 South of Alamosa for the longest distance of the week at 80 miles,. Last comp day PG Darren Payne flew 4.5 hrs down SW of the Sand Dunes park. Lots of great flying in all classes. Check out the flights on this link.
www.coloradoflyweek.com

Hang gliding Videos :: RE: SUPERVIDEO! 2014 Annecy FAI World Hanggliding Championship

31 August, 2014 - 19:24
Author: Galileo
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:24 am (GMT -8)

That scenery is spectacular! I wish to fly in Europe at least once in my life.

Hang gliding Videos :: RE: Dreaming Awake at King Mountain

31 August, 2014 - 19:20
Author: BRP
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:20 am (GMT -8)

DBrose wrote: 10 points. and the band "sleepy eyes of death" are cool too.
Does dave fly still?

With his Facebook post about an hour flight on a falcon in southern CA.

Yes, he is still flying. Hope he caught the bug again!


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Hang gliding Videos :: RE: Dreaming Awake at King Mountain

31 August, 2014 - 18:21
Author: Galileo
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:21 am (GMT -8)

Awesome music! Can't wait for the movie release!

Hang gliding general :: RE: Villa Grove Fly-In Reports?

31 August, 2014 - 16:52
Author: HangDiver
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:52 am (GMT -8)

An incredible week of flying to say the least! We've had multiple soarable windows each day with pilots reaching cloudbase every day. I'm guessing there have been over 1,000 combined flights during the event. There was one PG chute deployment and one very serious HG accident when a pilot induced whip stall resulted in a tuck and tumble, no deployment, and a helicopter ride to the hospital with a very severe leg injury, cuts, bruises, and likely concussion. We're glad he's ok but he is no longer welcome to fly here.

Lots of XC flights every day but you can rest easy Scot, you're record flight to Taos still stands.

Rich Jesuroga
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Incident Reports :: RE: RIP Adam Parer :(

31 August, 2014 - 16:19
Author: Skyhighwoman
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:19 am (GMT -8)

So sad!

Like many we never met but we did share bond.

Fly on! You will b miss.

Carm
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Incident Reports :: RE: RIP Adam Parer :(

31 August, 2014 - 15:33
Author: Cloudhopper
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 7:33 am (GMT -8)


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Incident Reports :: RE: RIP Adam Parer :(

31 August, 2014 - 15:27
Author: Cloudhopper
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 7:27 am (GMT -8)

Oh no... I am so saddened to hear this news. I never met Adam face to face, but we corresponded many times about our shared passion for aerobatics. His videos were what inspired be to become active again in our sport after a layoff. I came very close to buying a C4 because of Adam, who offered his unbiased perspectives on the comparison between the Airborne and Wills products. Adam was an exceptionally skilled natural pilot, and so humble. He tried to convince me that he wasn't as good as his videos suggested... yea, right, Special Effects? Hopefully there is something new for us to learn from this tragic loss. I'm so sorry that Adam had to endure so much hardship over the last several years. God speed....and bay your eternal flight be straight downwind.

Incident Reports :: RE: RIP Adam Parer :(

31 August, 2014 - 13:56
Author: BRP
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 5:56 am (GMT -8)

RIP Adam…
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Incident Reports :: RE: RIP Adam Parer :(

31 August, 2014 - 13:48
Author: NMERider
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 5:48 am (GMT -8)

God speed Adam, you will be sorely missed.

Incident Reports :: RE: RIP Adam Parer :(

31 August, 2014 - 13:31
Author: Jason
Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 5:31 am (GMT -8)


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