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Re: Mt Leinster next weekend?
« Reply #15 on: November 23, 2009, 15:14:03 PM »
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Dear All,

Stephans article in the "Aufwind" inspired me so much that I just need to come to Irland for flying... I'm on a business trip in Dublin next week and decided to arrive already on Friday in order to fly these great slopes you have. I contacted Joe already and he recommended Mt. Leinster as well. Will anyone be there next weekend? Can anybody recommend a place to stay for Saturday?
Thank you!

Greetings from the really flat area of Munich,
Karl


Hi, looks like this Fri,, .
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« Reply #16 on: November 23, 2009, 15:22:31 PM »
I think Hertz is open until 1am at Dublin airport. But I can't be sure. You will have to check with them.

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« Reply #17 on: November 23, 2009, 15:27:57 PM »
Yes, we have some rain in Germany as well...but I was on holiday in Scotland this year and believe me - nothing can shock me anymore...

It is clear that the best wind is on the weekend I'm leaving again...

Keith, unfortunately only my Excel Competition 3 (Simprop) fitted in that box. My favourite gliders have to stay at home, but I hope this will not be the last time I come to Ireland - AirLingus is really cheap from Munich...
Combat flying? If I crash, I don't have to send it back, right? On the other hand, I work for a glue company...Could be fun anyway...

Regarding the car rental - my collegue from Belgium told me (he is supposed to book the car) - I will double check (thank you Dennis)

So just in case we meet - beware of the crazy Dutch and even more crazy Belgium guy who will come with me...

Amazing forum guys...

Karl
I flew in Ireland!!

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« Reply #18 on: November 23, 2009, 15:30:40 PM »
Sorry for the confusion - my meeting will be next week (Monday to Friday) but I will arrive this week (27th)
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« Reply #19 on: November 23, 2009, 15:33:06 PM »
Fred! Go and hide somewhere far away!!! :lol:

(And pop a few pills while you're there) :wink:

Or better still, come down to Big L this Saturday :clap:
Try not to run out of airspeed, altitude and ideas....... all at the same time.

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« Reply #20 on: November 23, 2009, 15:40:50 PM »
I'm already far away Keith ! And I've poped up a few suppositories (I'm French you know...  :lol:  :mrgreen: ) Too much details ?  8-[

So Karl, see you on Saturday with your mates !
By the way, we can meet on Saturday morning, and drive you up to Mt Leinster if you want !  :D

Hopefully, weather will turn on the good side !

By the way, I will move this entire discussion to the "Road trips" forum later.
We'll keep an eye on the forcast anyway... [-o<
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« Reply #21 on: November 23, 2009, 15:57:30 PM »
Oh Great! I’ll have some company this Saturday. Anyone else care to join us? Dave, how about  bringing your Snipe? Fred, could you  bring you P51. I’m feeling a bit aggressive…       “Kill ‘em all, and let God sort them out!” That’s my motto! (I think I must have been an American in my previous life :oops: )

And Karl can bring lots of free samples of glue to stick 'em back together again…..excellent! :clap:

So, with a bit of luck we shall have some flying, some combat, and then when I’ve beaten everyone, some more flying. Cool! :D

(ER,…….by the way Fred, “Mates” are a brand name of British condoms. Why do you want Karl to bring a packet of Condoms to Mt. Lienster??? :?: )

K.
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« Reply #22 on: November 23, 2009, 16:03:54 PM »
:oops:  Ah yeah ? That's condoms ? I don't know really, on English forums, they are always calling each others mates or m8 for the younger generation...  :-s

Anyway, a bunch of blokes, alone on top of a mountain, sound suspicious from the start anyway !  :P
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« Reply #23 on: November 23, 2009, 19:54:09 PM »
Ok guys,

despite the weather forecast, I booked the rental car now and also the night at the Moss House for Saturday.

Hope to meet some of you!

Karl
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« Reply #24 on: November 23, 2009, 20:03:37 PM »
Hey Karl,

All good so !
Might also stay in Bunclody on the Saturday if the weather looks good !  :D

Do you want to meet me in Dublin in the morning before heading to Mount Leinster ?
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« Reply #25 on: November 23, 2009, 21:47:36 PM »
Kieth,

Can't make it this weekend, up to our eyeballs with xmas baking. Its the silly season for bakers now. Would love to smash you into oblivion all the same.  :wink:

Karl,

Welcome to ireland, you will have a wonderfull time on Mt L with this gang of nutters. It's a great spot. But as I will not be able to attend you will miss out on the worlds best buns... :wink:  :D
Next time you can visit us over here in the west on your holidays sometime. We will show you our local slope tounntine. I will bring some buns then.  :D



Cheers
Dave
At least we walk towards our crashes and not run screaming from them ;)

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« Reply #26 on: November 23, 2009, 22:12:50 PM »
Errrrr :!: , too bad Dave. It seems we will not be able to do battle this year then. :cry:  Shame, but all then more to look forward to next year. :D  (The winds are now forecast to drop for this weekend anyway so I doubt there will be any combat------Dam! :evil: )

Karl;  Dave makes the best buns (small cakes) in Ireland. :clap:  He is a little bit like Santa Clause………He has to work very hard before Christmas, because everyone want’s to eat his cakes on Christmas day! :lol:

K.
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« Reply #27 on: November 24, 2009, 07:47:57 AM »
Karl,……Just on a practical topic, remember to bring some WARM clothing with you for the mountain. I normally wear my motorcycle cloths when I’m flying at this time of year. 8)  (I don’t bother wearing my crash helmet. That would look too silly! :shock:  Although,……….. The way I fly, I might be safer if I did! :oops: )

Will your two friends be flying as well?

The weather forecasts for the weekend are changing almost every minute. Looks like Sunday will be the better day now. We’ll just have to wait and see :?:
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« Reply #28 on: November 24, 2009, 08:29:11 AM »
Hey Keith,

Wait and see, and everything that can be crossed, are crossed !  :wink:

I might take the opportunity to do the maiden flight of the Crystal...  :?:  We'll see, need to setup the radio, but with this weather, I can't setup the glider in the garden to do it !  :!:
I guess we will have a more accurate forecast on Thursday for the week end...
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« Reply #29 on: November 24, 2009, 10:15:36 AM »
Dear All,

after I got in contact with you, I can't wait anymore to be in Ireland this weekend.
My two friends are two collegues from my team who just decided to join me for the weekend. They don't fly, but they are definitely up for the Guinness afterwards. I showed this conversation to my "flying mate" and we decided that we will definitely come back sometime next year (for the buns)

Fred, I think it would be nice to meet you already in Dublin, Ill send you my contact data by e-mail.

Keith, I will bring all my equipment for northern holidays :-)

Beware, Karl is coming - we will have rain and no wind at all. :!:
I flew in Ireland!!