Type of glider: ASG 29 18m,

Takeoff location: Williams CA (US / 11)

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Flight details

Points for the flight 596.8
Distance
Points for the flight 572.88
scoring distance 681.7
Speed 93.0 km/h
Duration 07:19:48
Triangle
Points for the flight 23.92
scoring distance 94.9 km
Speed 26.5 km/h
Duration 03:34:50
Scoring class 18m
Scoring start 17:12:00
Scoring end 00:42:39
Index: 119.0
Club Northern California Soaring Ass.
Date of claim 20.01.2021 04:58:21
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Comment

Another great NE blue wave day from Williams. This time the wind was much further from the east and stronger. Max wind speed 80 knots, lighter to the north and as the day progressed. Strong wind on the ground as well. Launched and landed in 30 knots wind. Also a 5000 feet layer of very turbulent air to punch through on final glide against 65 knots headwind.
Released in weak wave over Indian Valley reservoir behind Walker ridge. Took long time to climb to 13k and to penetrate the strong wind to get to the strong Goat wave with a 10 knots climb to 18K. Went north to abeam Eureka (15 miles from Hoopa and 15 miles east of Eureka) and turned around when the wind got lighter and the wave died to the north. Went SW to Hopland between Ukiah and Cloverdale then SE to Napa, back to St Helena and back to Williams. Many thanks to Kempton for the encouragement to explore both days, and to the Williams staff for providing challenging tows on their day off.

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Autocomment: Automatically determined proposal of OLC (19.01.2021 17:10:59 UTC till 20.01.2021 00:42:39 UTC) was changed manually.

OLC-Team

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Alexander Schleicher
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