A pilot's business is with the wind, and with the stars, with night, with sand, with the sea. He strives to outwit the forces of nature. He stares with expectancy for the coming of the dawn the way a gardener awaits the coming of spring. He looks forward to port as a promised land, and truth for him is what lives in the stars. — Antoine de Saint Exup—ry, Wind, Sand, and Stars, 1939
HOW TO FIND AND STAY ON LIFT LINES, PART 2
September 25th, 2018 7:00 pm, CDT
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October 12-28, 2018, Vintage Classic Sailplane Camp — Marfa Gliders Soaring Center, at Marfa Municipal Airport, Marfa, TX. Burt Compton invites you to bring your colorful vintage or classic sailplanes to historic Marfa.
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In the October 2009 issue of Soaring Magazine, Art Davis wrote a history called “White Sands Soaring Association: Alive and Well at Fifty”. If you are a member of the Soaring Society of America, you can read it in their archives of the “Soaring” magazines. I present the text here here for those who don’t have access to those archives. [By Larry Bogan]