PB for Gunnar 175.4km.

Gunnar 175 out by PG.  Back by Van.

Gunnar 175 out by PG. Back by Van.

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A big day from Lastra today with Gunnar making his PB of 175km.  Curiously, his last PB was in 1995 in the PWC race task I set to Acrones from La Lastra.  That 170km goal was something of a revelation in the PG world when around 50 pilots made it.  Even now nearly 20 years later I am unsure if that has been matched  in a PWC task. Great flights for many other too, with Simon the next down with around 150km.  Even I went along for the ride.  The last 60km or so were done without thermalling running the convergence at around 60km /hr at trim.  No Cu clouds , must mainly a blue day and some high level Altocu/ mashed potato along the convergence at the end.  Photos by Gunnar, the yellow Iota is me (Steve)

 

Posted: Friday, September 11th, 2015 at 21:54 by Steve in Flying Journal, Personal Bests, Personal Bests (PBs).

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2 Responses to “PB for Gunnar 175.4km.”

  1. Gunnar Sætre Says:

    Thank you for a great week. A little correction: The old PB was from PWC 1995 🙂

  2. Michael Porter Says:

    Well Done Gunnar and all the others flying with you Steve, i wish i could have been there still! to go the distance…..next year??
    Fly far and enjoy!

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