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Forum: Soaring September 10th 19, 04:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 210
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

Official Preliminary Results of 2019 Dust Devil Dash
Rob Morgan - Contest Director Dust Devil...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 19, 07:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 210
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

These are PRELIMINARY RESULTS.. Rob Morgan will publish the OFFICIAL RESULT.. UPDATE 2 - 1130am Mon 09-09-19

Hats off to everyone who flew on Saturday. It was a real struggle with low recoveries...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 19, 05:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 210
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

UPDATED & CORRECTION 930AM Monday 9-9-2019

Todd Schultz 2nd Place !!! 1-26
Joel Garris 4th Place ! Discus 2c FES

1 - TG Ramy Yanetz – Landed Battle Mountain NV (ASG-29) – 389.23sm handicap...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 19, 04:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 210
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

Yes, Nick...

Bailing out of the Tehachapi valley was very very challenging. Most pilots got down to 4000msl (2000agl)... and a few (5Z and Z9) recovered from around 1200 agl and 700agl within glide...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 19, 04:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 210
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

These results are NOT OFFICIAL...

Rob Morgan, contest director for DDD will be publishing official results

Walt Rogers WX
Forum: Soaring September 9th 19, 04:04 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 210
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

UPDATED 8AM Sunday 9-8-2019

Todd Schultz 2nd Place !!! 1-26
Joel Garris 4th Place ! Discus 2c FES

1 - TG Ramy Yanetz – Landed Battle Mountain NV (ASG-29) – 389.23sm handicap 328.90sm

2 –...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 19, 02:48 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 210
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

Todd Schultz in a 1-26 flew ~197 miles for the DDD. After handicaps are calculated, his standing should be way up there... either 2nd or 4th for day. Landed on a remote dry lake between Twenty Nine...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 19, 01:38 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 210
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

Preliminary Report:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ok3kn4161p2ke7d/DustDevilDash2019_PreliminREPORT.pdf?dl=0

My Weather Briefing:
https://demo.codimd.org/s/SkOwKhg8r#

Flight Tracks and Grapic of All...
Forum: Soaring August 12th 19, 05:04 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Junior World Gliding Championships-Links to follow the US Junior Team

I too enjoyed the fine reporting from John Good's summaries and Dan Sazhin's blog. Most of the flying was done in the morning West U.S. PDT time before I could watch it live. All of the Junior team...
Forum: Soaring July 22nd 19, 12:39 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Region 11 Truckee, California - FINAL CONTEST DAY - GOES-17 vis Videoand Flight Track

Kudos..

to the R11 organizers, CDs and pilots for pulling of a difficult contest. Poor weather resulted in 4 days of contest flying including one California Grand Prix task.

The last day was the...
Forum: Soaring July 15th 19, 08:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Trailer tires on sale Amazon Prime sale

.... Yes, it did destroy the fender. Good news, WingsAndWheels delivered a replacement in 24 hours.

Walt WX
Forum: Soaring July 15th 19, 08:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Trailer tires on sale Amazon Prime sale

I just had blowout on my Cobra trailer RHS tire last weekend. Good time to replace your tires since Amazon PRIME has a special sale. This Carlisle Radial Trail HD Trailer Tire-175/80R13 96M is only...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 19, 12:20 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
XCSkies updated 2019.. last few months - Faster, smoother better UI

Here a screen showing the GFS thermal height/time forecast for next 5 days at Mountain Valley Airport (Tehachapi, California). Shows winds, cloud bases, etc. This seems to work a lot better than on...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 19, 12:08 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
XCSkies updated 2019.. last few months - Faster, smoother better UI

Walt WX here...

Just reviewed XCSkies and noted that the UI works a lot better and is more polished. Performance is much faster. Includes easy comparison between the GFS, NAM 3KM, NAM 12KM, HRRR and...
Forum: Soaring July 8th 19, 02:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Keith Essex Ely 1338km OLC Flight - GOES-17 video Flight Trackand Weather - July 6, 2019

Try again on the video link...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/md7wyatrwo6hpxj/Ely_KeithEssex_1338kmOLC_20190706.mp4?dl=0
Forum: Soaring July 8th 19, 02:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Keith Essex Ely 1338km OLC Flight - GOES-17 video Flight Track andWeather - July 6, 2019

I made up a video of Keith's flight out of Ely July 6, 2018 1338km OLC Flight in the ASG-32Mi. Here's the video of visible GOES-17 0.5km with flight...
Forum: Soaring July 2nd 19, 07:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Hobbs 2019 18m/Opens Nats - HRRR model forecasts of thunderstorms andcirrus blowoff - CASE STUDY

The cirrus blowoff at Hobbs on DAY 7 and DAY 8 encouraged me to investigate how the HRRR model forecasts the cloud cover. Here's a pdf discussing this along with videos of how the model forecasted...
Forum: Soaring July 1st 19, 05:06 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Go Daniel Go!!

My congratulations too !

Walt WX
Forum: Soaring July 1st 19, 05:05 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Could it be the first thousand km day at Williams?

Way to go Kempton!

Walt Rogers WX
Forum: Soaring June 29th 19, 03:41 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Hobbs 2019 18m/Open - DAY8 FINAL DAY - Thu 06-27 - GOES-16 satvideo and HRRR model

Flight Tracks added for 18m: Robin Clark RED, John Seaborn YELLOW

https://www.dropbox.com/s/34ydkzupc8264pw/HOBBS_18m_DAY8_GOES-16_FLIGHTTRACK_RobinClark_JohnSeaborn.mp4?raw=1

Walt Rogers WX
Forum: Soaring June 28th 19, 07:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Hobbs 2019 18m/Open - DAY8 FINAL DAY - Thu 06-27 - GOES-16 sat videoand HRRR model

This Dropbox folder contains the *.mp4 video for DAY8 along with a HRRR model thermal height forecast. No winning pilot flight log...
Forum: Soaring June 22nd 19, 02:45 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Day 3 Region 8 Ephrata Wa

On Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:23:43 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7:14:09 PM UTC-6, Nick Kennedy wrote:
Well whoever forecasts the weather around here has...
Forum: Soaring June 22nd 19, 02:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Hobbs Contest Day 3-18M/Open Nats.

Good point... Charlie M. I'll put the year 2019 in threads for this year's Hobbs Nationals. Dropping the year is an efficiency I used for working rapidly to prepare these videos in a daily...
Forum: Soaring June 21st 19, 07:45 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
Hobbs Contest Day 3-18M/Open Nats.

Prepared high resolution satellite video of DAY3 Hobbs Open and 18m.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/b70prbj6s4rsxgu/Hobbs_DAY3_20190620_GOES-16_SteveNichols_TimWelles_FlightTrack_.mp4?raw=1

Walt Rogers...
Forum: Soaring June 20th 19, 03:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By WaltWX[_2_]
18M/Opens Nats contest day 2

Prepared high ressatellite video ofDAY2 Hobbs 18meter. No need for radar.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/rt158se1ejobrrz/Hobbs_DAY2_20190619_GOES-16_JW_FlightTrack.mp4?raw=1

Walt WX
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