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Old January 9th 06, 10:32 AM posted to rec.aviation.soaring
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Default wake turbulence



You'll still have vortices and wake. One day I flew through the wake
of the late Mark Navarre (OD), and told him he "thumped" me. He
complained that his glider (ASW-20?) wasn't supposed to have a wake.
If you're heavier than air and you're flying, you ARE going to generate
a wake.

Back in the sixties, during a contest at Grand Prairie, TX, I was in the
reurn part of an O&R task -- approaching Fort Worth. Ahead, crossing my
path and well below was a B-36 taking off with all ten engines working
mightely. About two minutes later, wake turbulence threw my Schweizer
1-23 almost inverted. Luckily, after recovery enough height remained to
enable a "good finish".
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Charles Yeates

ZS Jezow PW-6U & PW-5
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