Tag: sailplane

Uvalde Day 6: BBQ and a Sweet View

Today, I was a little worried I would have to start hitching up our trailer to go retrieve a hopeless pilot in a field. The gaggle was tasked to the south today, where cloud base was no higher than 3000′ MSL in its worst spots. However,…

Uvalde Day 5: Scorpions, Plane Crashes, and Other Fun

I really did think that I would struggle to find something to write about today. I was being fairly lazy and didn’t want to go out and do anything, and the interesting things kind of just found their way to me. The morning to the launch…

Uvalde Day 2: The First Practice Day

You might be wondering, day 2? What happened to day 1? Funny story, I left my SD card in my laptop, and didn’t notice that none of the pictures I was talking were being saved until I tried to record a video in the late afternoon.…

Uvalde, 18m Nationals, and Bed & Breakfast

The open road is something that I have always underappreciated. Until now. My idea of “just me and the open road” was driving down the freeway with other cars by my side, watching the suburbs roll by. However, driving to Uvalde , Texas has been absolutely…