Hang gliding 2018 part 1
Camera: Fuji FinePix HS 50 EXR
The absence of wing-mounted camera photos on this page is because I did not fly in 2018.
This page continues from Hang gliding 2017.
Bell Hill in May
The foreshortening effect of distance causes these situations to appear more dire than they are.
Here, Jason B in a vintage Airwave Klassic flex-wing hang glider, after struggling to find lift, struggles to find space to land in.
After many weeks of intense heat followed by two days of storms, a mid-week day in late July provided great soaring conditions at Ringstead on the coast of Dorset, England.
Voytek launched at the wrong time and, as a result, he did not gain much height.
Here, Rob, Voytek from Russia, and Rob discuss their flights.
This was a Royal Navy day in the sense that, in addition to Ringstead facing the old navy helicopter base on Portland, which closed some years ago, Rob D and Rob S are former navy pilots (Lynx helicopter and Sea Harrier, respectively).
This topic continues in Hang gliding 2018 part 2.
Bell Hill in May 2018 in Paragliding continued