The weather was warm and clear today. There was just enough heat and instability in the atmosphere to produce some light thermals, so I had to go up for a flight in BASA's SZD-51-1 "Junior"

Outside Shot

I hadn't been in much of a thermal for a few months, and all the time spent on my single engine license managed to suppress my soaring urge. I'm afraid that's been mostly undone now. :-)

Me Shot

I'm looking forward to the days getting longer and warmer, the thermals getting stronger and more frequent, and another good year of soaring.

Pictures: Flying N106DS for the Third Time

Posted by jzawodn at February 17, 2007 10:21 PM

Reader Comments
# BillyG said:

look, up in the sky...

just call me envious!

on February 17, 2007 10:43 PM
# TMS said:

Pray for Global Warming! :)

on February 17, 2007 11:48 PM
# liatris69 said:

did you soar near Holister? I am trying to figure out what that is below

on February 18, 2007 08:54 AM
# T-Shirts said:

Wow dude, that looks like fun!!!

on February 18, 2007 12:20 PM
# John Carmichael said:

Arrrrggggg! The seven worst sins! Envy! Envy! Envy! Envy! Envy! Envy! And not having enough money to get me one of those beautiful birds of "Laughter Silvered Wings!"

Great Photos! Really captures the joy and spirit of Sail Planing!

on February 18, 2007 10:01 PM
# nakliyat said:

thanks all...

on February 21, 2007 08:27 AM
# Thomas Schulz said:

Oh my god, those pictures are nice. Almost makes me wanna try too :)

on February 22, 2007 01:59 PM
# sohbet said:

thanks friends

on September 25, 2007 09:21 AM
# fundraising ideas said:

Happy soaring!

on October 24, 2007 02:23 PM
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