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Mount Leinster - 28-29th November
« Reply #75 on: November 29, 2009, 21:17:39 PM »
Er,………Fred,……..FRED!!  

Where are the picies Fred?? :roll:
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« Reply #76 on: November 30, 2009, 10:11:07 AM »
:D Hey Keith,

Sorry, a bit late on that one !
Wel, after all, we had a good day !
Alan measured an average wind of 10km/h, going slightly stronger later in the afternoon (I say around 20km/h in gust). So, all good !  :D
Ed was flying his Vector and Windrider Fox, Karl his Excel without cheating, and was perfect weather for my asw15 ! A bit too low for the Crystal, but next time !
Even paragliders joined us in the afternoon, and flew most of the time behind us.

So, what to say... Well, first of all, that was freezing ! Thanks God I bought some ski gears the week before ! Nice also to meet Karl and friends !  :D  Unfortunately, the Sunday was wet.. really wet ! No flying done.
Alan maidened his Ka8. Beautiful machine  :clap:  Hard landing on a stall a fter the launch, but tough machine ! No serious damages and should hopefully be back to the slope soon for a second test.

Anyway, enough blabla, here are a few photos (sorry, not much!)

The weather.. Fantastic views once again!









Alan's Ka8 :





Misc :























(Happy ending!  :D )
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« Reply #77 on: November 30, 2009, 11:13:02 AM »
Nice pics Fred. Much better than mine. Must use the right settings on my camera next time. Where is that Pub?

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« Reply #78 on: November 30, 2009, 11:23:29 AM »
Thanks Alan  :D
Pub, is the Moss, down the road ! That's the pub at the end of Bunclody, where you turn left to the slope.
Nice B&B too, and good HQ for visitors  :D
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« Reply #79 on: November 30, 2009, 13:50:52 PM »
Quote from: "Fred"
Thanks Alan  :D
Pub, is the Moss, down the road ! That's the pub at the end of Bunclody, where you turn left to the slope.
Nice B&B too, and good HQ for visitors  :D


I second the Moss as a good HQ, that's where John and I stayed in Sept.
Too tired to make much use of the bar though :(

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« Reply #80 on: November 30, 2009, 19:47:57 PM »
Hey Guys!

It was amazing to meet you all! Despite the bad forecasts it was not too bad at all and I really enjoyed it a lot. It is more or less decided that I will come back for a week or so in May next year (got approval from my government already).

So thank you all, and especially Fred, again for your great hospitality. I need to buy an Ireland sticker for my tail plane now...

See you hopefully soon!

Karl
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« Reply #81 on: November 30, 2009, 20:59:55 PM »
You are more than welcome Karl !  :D
Hope you enjoyed your stay. A bit short, but hope you had some fun!  :D
Hope to see you next year !  \:D/
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« Reply #82 on: November 30, 2009, 23:06:28 PM »
Hey Karl,
sorry the weather wasn’t up to very much during your stay. If it’s any consolation to you, Ed and myself were on Mt. Lienster today. The forecast had predicted 30K winds but they turned out to be only around 20K,  and died completely by the afternoon. A bit disappointing to say the least. :cry:

We’ll look forward to seeing you in May next year. :)

 Actually we have a Fly - In during May. (And one in September) Normally around the middle of May.

Check out the past ones, on this forum…..Heading = MACI  > Events.  

Maybe your visit could coincide with our Fly - In. That would be “Wunderbar”  :D There’ll be lots of different shapes and sizes of models. (Lots of different shapes and sizes of Pilots too! :lol: )

Keep in touch with us Karl and let us know what you are up to from time to time, and have a safe journey back to Munich  

Auf Wiedersehen.

Keith
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« Reply #83 on: December 01, 2009, 22:52:41 PM »
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... It is more or less decided that I will come back for a week or so in May next year...

I alread said that it's great down there  :lol: so no surprise, glad that you enjoyed it.
Stephan

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« Reply #84 on: December 03, 2009, 08:07:42 AM »
Hey Karl,

A bit off topic  :P
Checked my Cyano !
You are right, the Loctite I use is the 401 !  :oops:
That's another cyano I use that is 502 !!  :shock:
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« Reply #85 on: December 06, 2009, 09:32:58 AM »
Fred,

no Loctite?:?:  Shame on you! :wink:

Back home again since Friday night - it was absolute horror to sit in this meetingroom with all this wind outside...as I said - I need to come back...

Stephan, thank god you wrote this article in Aufwind...

Greetings,Karl
I flew in Ireland!!