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    Glider pilots piss their pants

    Fast forward 1:45 if you are impatient

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    This is a good recap on what happened. This kind of glider flying is an extreme sport. When you use mountain sides for lift, you are brave or stupid or both. It is New Zealand. So Im going with stupid.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Backspin View Post
    Fast forward 1:45 if you are impatient
    More like 2.50

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRealKW View Post
    More like 2.50
    It's socal he's stupid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AntRobertson View Post
    It's socal he's stupid.
    I included the near fatal mistake you stupid fucks

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    I disagree. The student was out of his depth and the instructor should've taken control way earlier when it was obvious the glider was running parallel. Especially as soon as he hit the clouds. No instructor I know would let a student take a sailplane into clouds. It nearly stalled before the instructor took control. Rule no 1 in sail planes is not to fly in clouds at least in Australia. The instructor should've told him to adjust his angle by looking at the yaw string apart from visuals. Glad he wasn't my instructor when I was learning.

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    Fuck that shit show a proper crash.


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    ^ Took a while, but got that 90 degree angle perfect.


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    At least the OP is not posting bat shit crazy conspiracies, or vids about flabby Thai birds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edmond View Post
    ^ Took a while, but got that 90 degree angle perfect.

    And no splash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    Fuck that shit show a proper crash.

    WTF. These idiots stalled the wing a couple times and somehow managed to get it back. There must have been something wrong with the glider. Either that or the pilot was drunk

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