any pilots, hang gliders, paragliders???

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by seismic wonder2, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
    san diego ca
    I enjoy putzing around in a cessna 172, hang gliding the local hills, or paragliding at La Jolla cliffs.
    Anyone else have the flying bug??
     
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    My hubby flies an ultralight.
     
  3. joerogrz

    joerogrz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the flying bug, but can't do anything about it.... My Dad however had a 172 and a Piper Aztec. He would let me "fly" the 172 when he had them, but he sold them both. I miss flying...
     
  4. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Hot air balloonists here!
     
  5. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Quote:For a few summers in my early 20's, I drove the chase van for a hot air balloon owned by Seagrams Corporation. But have never been near a balloon since.
     
  6. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm a body pilot, as I myself am the body & wings... does that count in your book? [​IMG]

    I'm also a parachute pilot, but have been busy doing other things for the last few years, so I'm not current.
     
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  7. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
    san diego ca
    Body Pilot?
    I think I saw that on TV. Looks like a flying squerril type thing?

    Looks like way too much fun!

    I have a powered paraglider similar to an ultralight and parachute mixed.
    I have a 26 HP engine and prop strapped to my back with a paraglider above.

    I want an Ultra light, mabe a quicksilver or Rans. look lke fun.
     
  8. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    flying squirrel? that would be a skydiver wearing a wing suit...

    no.. more like this [​IMG]
    [​IMG] or [​IMG]
     
  9. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    Dawn, can you give me mor info on this complex? I hav a friend who has mor money than brains, and he was thinking about building a sport/hobby complex and wanted to build one of these wind tunnels. do you have a link on where you do this?? Looks cool, I'd like to try that.




    Seismic--hubby's ultralight is for sale. We're on th othr side of the continent though, and in a different country

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  10. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    The best place to start is online at bodyflight.net [​IMG]
     
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