Type of glider: Ventus 2c/18m,

Takeoff location: Moriarty (US / 9)

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Flight details

Points for the flight 495.0
Distance
Points for the flight 472.09
scoring distance 557.1
Speed 125.2 km/h
Duration 04:27:04
Triangle
Points for the flight 22.91
scoring distance 90.1 km
Speed 35.7 km/h
Duration 02:31:27
Scoring class 18m
Scoring start 18:05:49
Scoring end 22:32:57
Index: 118.0
Club Moriarty Soaring
Date of claim 25.10.2020 02:00:17
state IGC-File: Flight:

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Comment

First wave flight out of Moriarty. Entirely blue except for some very high lenticulars much further W than where I flew. Did a bunch of N/S back and forth utilizing the wave off the Sandias, Manzanitas, Manzanos and South Mountain. Entering the wave without the help of a ridge like I used to at Air Sailing turned out to be reasonably easy. I released at 8.8k (2.6k AGL) a bit N of the Moriarty solar farm and did a bunch of S turns in what I think was rotor to slowly gain altitude. Throughout the day I fell out of the wave a few times, but nothing unrecoverable. Spend most of the day in what I think was the secondary, but also spent a bit of time in the tertiary abeam Estancia and Willard and did a few upwind and downwind wave jumps. Got myself into the sink side of the wave and lost a bunch of altitude around 16:15 N of Sandia Park. I was hoping to make one more leg to Abo before calling it a day, but it was too late with the sunset time this late in the year and regaining the altitude I just lost would have cost even more time so headed on back for a landing just before 17:00.

Pilot

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Autocomment: Automatically determined proposal of OLC (24.10.2020 17:33:55 UTC till 24.10.2020 22:53:57 UTC) was changed manually.

OLC-Team

Bürklin
Peter H. Braasch
Segelflugschule Wasserkuppe
Cobra Trailer
DG Flugzeugbau
Clouddancers
Jonker Sailplanes
WINTER Instruments
Rent a Glider
HPH
Siebert
LANGE Aviation GmbH
LXNAV
IMI Gliding
navITer
Air Avionics
TopMeteo
binder
ILEC
FLIGHT TEAM
Deutscher Wetterdienst
M+D Flugzeugbau
FLARM
Bitterwasser
SCHEMPP-HIRTH Flugzeugbau GmbH
Alexander Schleicher
Tost