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Soaring Stories

The Slope Stories pages are an outlet for slope pilots who write stories capturing the feeling of the slope flying experience.

First timers slope story…
Posted by Tom Lippincott on Mar 19, 2007, 00:04
Tom Lippencott sent in this story about his first experience slope flying over the Chesapeake in Maryland. Super story and I think we have another sloper to welcome to the fold!

Madness On The Precipice
Posted by Bill Cavanaugh on Jan 13, 2003, 00:01
What is in last place on your list of favorite R/C sailplane hobby things? Mine is a mid-air. This event can spoil your day, for sure. So what do you think of pilots who deliberately try to have mid-airs? Crazy, wouldn't you say? Well I finally visited Chickies Rock, and that's just what they do there. It's called "combat," and they try to knock each other out of the sky.

RC Sailplanes Can Improve Your Work Performance
Posted by Bill Kuhl on Nov 2, 2002, 00:13
Based on no scientific evidence that I know of, but one can only hope this is true, at least it helps you justify the time and money spent on your hobby.

What is Slope Flying
Posted by Sig Manufacturing on Oct 10, 2001, 21:14
Slope soaring offers a unique brand of flying excitement not found in other types of RC model flying. From flying lazily along with a floater, to breath taking high speed beach runs, slope racing, and aerobatics, there is something for every skill level of pilot.

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Soaring Stories
First timers slope story…
Madness On The Precipice
RC Sailplanes Can Improve Your Work Performance
What is Slope Flying

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