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Old 13th November 2019, 08:47 PM
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Great review . I’ve never flown a glider , however , I did fly a Jabiru that turned into a glider when the motor stopped on me one day .
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Excellent videos, Ryan. Interesting that the bumpy flying looked smooth and the smooth landing looked bumpy!

Thanks for sharing!
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Excellent videos, Ryan. Interesting that the bumpy flying looked smooth and the smooth landing looked bumpy!

Thanks for sharing!
The landing looked worse than what it was as the video camera doesn't have image stabilizer.

Went on the flight about a week before the new GoPro came out.
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The tow rope also looked very flimsy - I assume that was an optical illusion!
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The tow rope also looked very flimsy - I assume that was an optical illusion!
The tow line is stronger than it looks. I don't think it's ordinary rope, but a specially made cable.
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