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This winter, Aero Club Albatross is hosting several two seminars on wave and ridge soaring. Please join us on:January 20th: Wave Soaringhttps://eventbrite.com/e/…February 17th: Ridge Soaringhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/soaring-the-northern-appalachian-ridges-tickets-41260618621The seminars will be hosted at the Warren County Library, which is located only five minutes from Blairstown airport. Feel free to fly in and a club member would gladly drive you to the seminars. Conversely, we are located only 7 minutes away from Rt.80.Tickets are $10 for juniors, $20 for ACA members and $40 for visitors. If you join as an associate member ($66), you can pay the ACA member rate. Becoming an associate would let you join our egroup, tow behind the soon-to-be ACA towplane, use ACA tools/facilities and participate in club social events.If you have any questions, feel free to post or contact me at danielsazhin at gmail.comAll the best,Daniel________________________Schedule:Wave Seminar- January 20th10:15-11am John Bird: Wave Theory/MechanicsDiscussion about how wave and rotor work. How do the fluids work? What determines if a wave will propagate?11:15am-12pm: Phil Chidekel: Wave Forecasting/PredictionHow to read what is a “good” wave day. Interpreting broad synoptics, soundings and useful tools such as Skysight.12pm-1pm Lunch1-1:45pm: Daniel Sazhin- Wave Soaring Technique and analysis of useful logs.2pm-2:45pm Bill Thar- High Altitude physiology and wave safety3pm-3:45pm: Richard Kaletta: Review of Emergency landing sites in the vicinity of the Catskills.4:30-5:30pm Social Hour- Buckhill InnRidge Seminar- February 17th10:15-11am Ridge Soaring Theory/Technique- Cookie11:15-12pm: Ridge weather- Prediction and dangers- Daniel Sazhin12pm-1pm: Lunch1pm-1:45pm: Soaring Blue Mountain NW- Panel consisting expert ridge pilots: Robert Templin, Ron Schwartz and Jonathan Leal2pm-2:45pm: Soaring Blue Mountain SE- Bill Thar3-3:45pm: Operations. Ridge guidelines + getting checked out. Guidance for visitors and club members- Rob Dunning: Safety Committee Chairman4:30-6pm Social Hour- Location TBD ... See MoreSee Less
Wave Soaring the Northern Appalachian Ridge and Catskill Region
Aero Club Albatross is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a set of lectures addressing wave and ridge soaring techniques. The first lecture (January 20th) will cover wave soaring. We will ho...
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Aero Club Albatross Pilatus B4 enjoying late afternoon winter thermals. ... See MoreSee Less
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508 and B4 shared a thermal today. https://youtu.be/erq8rEBwMYg ... See MoreSee Less
Aero Club Albatross gliders, 1-26E (508) and Pilatus B4 took a late afternoon winter tow, and shared a thermal.
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Boris on the SE Ridge
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