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Old 11-20-2014, 08:20 PM
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A friend took this video with his phone of me landing last weekend.

It was taken with a cell phone, so it is not the best quality video.
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Old 11-20-2014, 08:47 PM
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As of last year. Plan to beat it by at least 2 kts in 2015

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Old 11-20-2014, 08:58 PM
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Old 11-20-2014, 09:28 PM
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What kind of headwind were you fighting, Vlad? I bet a Piper Cub would be about -15 in the same conditions.
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Old 11-20-2014, 10:15 PM
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Old 11-20-2014, 10:19 PM
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Man, I should've got a screen shot with my 60+ knt headwind in October. I was too worried about my bladder range at 90ish knts!
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Old 11-21-2014, 06:17 AM
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What kind of headwind were you fighting, Vlad? I bet a Piper Cub would be about -15 in the same conditions.
This was around 70 kts Doug very rare one at this altitude. At the surface was gusting up to 30 but along the runway easy no-flap landing BillR style. It was about the same time of the year - November.
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this was heading east with a 90 kt headwind. flying backwards at 34 kts.
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I am watching winds aloft in my area. The plan is to take off, climb and land at the same runway without changing the heading. I need to start at least with 30 knots on the ground and 70 - 90 kts at altitude. It looks like Mount Poconos KMPO has suitable runways for westerly blowers.
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