Articles!  

Many of these articles were published in Hang Gliding Magazine. One was in Sky Adventures, and several have never been published

Towing technique.
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Meet Mr. Lockout was published in Hang Gliding Magazine and was the most current article I have written on lockouts.

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Masters of Disaster is about advanced towing techniques or the avoidance thereof

 

General Subjects

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Deep In the Heart of Texas is about  how I got started hang gliding

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Leaving Mother was an article for Sky Adventures, and is meant to push the beginning XC pilot out of the nest.

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True Grit is a little article I published in the Flatland Flyer about a former student of mine.

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1-800-BIG-FALL This article tells about the most dangerous experience in hang gliding that I have ever had, and how I rallied through it. It was published in Hang Gliding Mag in Oct, '96

Events

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Spot landing contest -1996 is a little article about a spotlanding/XC contest between hang gliders and paragliders.

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The 1995 Alliance Flyin in Ft. Worth or the little Ptug that could.

Paragliding

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Hang Gliding to Paragliding or how an old dog can learn new tricks.

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Some hints about Reverse Inflation is obviously about a paragliding subject.

Safety

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Wake Up Calls This is a light hearted look at a serious subject, which is staying alive in hang gliding.

Equipment

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Tow Release Wars - some thoughts about tow releases

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About Radios for HG & PG
 

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The Quantum Parachute a little tale about a reserve parachute I like.

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The SuperFloater is my long 2 part article on how great the SuperFloater Ultralight Sailplane is. Don't expect any objectivity here.

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The Ptug from Hell An article about the development of a viable Pterodactyl hang glider tow plane.

Scooter Tow

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Scooter Mania - the original article about scooter tow

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STQNA Questions and answers on Scooter tow.

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Training with Scooter Tow This is my take on how to train with a scooter tow system.

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Scooterzilla - All about my Honda Elite 250 scooter-tow system and my retrieval winch

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The New Design Scooter Tow System - All about the new scooter tow design, with pictures of my Dallas Police Honda Elite scooter and my Helix powered tow system showing the new design tension frame, explaining how it works.

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Splice Amsteel 12 PDF on how to splice Amsteel 12 rope.

 

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The Retrieval Winch   A simple how-to article on the design and use of a scooter tow retrieval winch.

Stories by various authors

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Dream - a funny story by Russ Brown.

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FUSION A fiction story from Mark "Forger" Stuckey about paragliding.

 

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