Season 2017
Pilot Martin Pingel
Club Black Mountains GC
Launch Point Black Mountains (Talgarth)
Date of Flight 10 May 2017
Glider MINI NIMBUS Reg: EBF (Handicap 98.0) 
Logger File [75AGS8V1.IGC]
Google Earth [75AGS8V1.kml]
Competition Flight No
Expedition Flight No
No Score No

Format  CLASSIC
Task  TAL TALGARTH
NET NEWTOWN [A]
LLO LLANDEILO
TAL TALGARTH
[A] [ABANDONED] Lat: 52 12.000 N Lon: 3 20.000 W
Declared Yes
Logger Declaration DECLARATION VALID
Task Distance 200.0 km
Sector Type FAI Sector
Task Type 27.7%/42.4% Triangle   Declared/65.1% Completed
Shape Factor 1.050
Task Time 3h 12m 0s
Height Loss 1000 m
Height Loss Penalty
Scoring Distance 130.3 km
Scoring Speed 40.7 kph
Handicapped Distance 132.9 km
Handicapped Speed 41.5 kph
Distance Points 698
Speed Points 0
Bonus Points 0
Total Points 698   
Times viewed: 133 Submitted: 19:42 10 May 2017

Pilot Comment Add a Comment
Well what a day - modest task set which proved to be a bit too ambitious at first - very slow progress north in blue, mirky haze with haze caps. Got east of Builth and started picking out fields (not a lot of choice, small, sloping in all directions and mostly filled with stock). Got a get out of jail thermal over high ground just south of Llandod but decided that was enough excitement for one day so headed home. On way back could see a line of small cu over the Brecon Beacons so headed in that direction and then had a great time in strong convergence all the way to Llandeilo and back - final glide 40km says it all!!


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