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Coyote Dry Lake

Our Spring 2006 trip brought out a dozen pilots, families and friends, four gliders, one paraglider, one R/C helicopter, and a Cessna 192. Clear skies and moderate winds made for good soaring conditions!

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Blanik N510CS takes off... up, up... and away!

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And returns to the lake bed for a nice, long float in ground effect.

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Jerry Snedden and fearless passenger. The OCSA Blue Crew Bill Laningham and Jerry planning another takeoff.
 
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How do you ground launch a glider? With 2500' of steel cable. Sometimes... it's a slow tow back to the base after a cable break. Lynn Ericksen got some nice flights in his 2-33.

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Both Lynn and Harry Irvine flew the orange ship.
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Pat Russette and CQ in a nice low pass Tony Davis had fun in his paraglider... ...looking down on the OCSA camp.