Type of glider: Ventus cM 17,6m,

Takeoff location:Menomonie Municipal- (US / 7)

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Flight details

Points for the flight 116.73
Distance
Points for the flight 96.96
scoring distance 111.5
Speed 49.5 km/h
Duration 02:15:03
Triangle
Points for the flight 19.77
scoring distance 75.8 km
Speed 39.4 km/h
Duration 01:55:33
Scoring class 18m
Scoring start 19:58:52
Scoring end 22:16:58
Index: 115.0
Club None
Date of claim 17.07.2018 12:55:50
state IGC-File: Flight:

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Comment

SkySight's stippling predicted broken thermals that might be hard to work, and this was correct.
I began a 200-km triangle, in the blue, with lovely-looking clouds 20 miles north.
But after a virtual landout and return toward home, thermals improved a bit, so I flew to the clouds, where I discovered that they were highly variable, and cycling rapidly -- except for two large ripe ones that persisted far to the north.
Winds were about 300 degrees at 16->20 kt, and cloud bases variable around 5000 ft agl (when one could reach them).
So much for ambition..
My season is done unless this weekend contains a good day, because Monday it's off to El Calafate and spectating.

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