Another exciting journey over the scenic Scott Valley today!
Monthly Archives: June 2014
Day 4 at Montague
Today: a sunny east-west tour.
Day 3 at Montague
A tough flight for JOY on the second official contest day. We learned a lot.
Day 2 at Montague: wet skies, dry lakes
Prevailing weather over Northern California remained moist today, and a few moments of morning sun congealed the damp skies into a lumpy overcast. Despite some clearing in the late afternoon, contest flying was scratched for a second day. So, let’s look at some more photos and videos…
Day 1 at Montague: washed out!
Rain and overcast shut down the Montague contest on the second day, so we put the plane back in the box and climbed deep underground.
Day 0 at Montague: keeping close to the Scott Valley
It’s the first contest day at Montague and JOY is racing! Much more inside…
Day -1 at Montague: Team JOY takes it easy
Little to report today from team JOY, which decided to recover from long travel days by skipping this practice day, doing some errands, and taking it easy. The actual contest starts tomorrow. Some pictures inside…
Day -2 at Montague: #throughglass
Today was the first official practice day of the 2014 US Open Class Nationals at Montague—by all accounts, a fine, clear soaring day with high cloudbases and great views of Mount Shasta and the southern Cascades.
So, let me tell you all about my computer programming project.
And… we’re back!
For a few hours at least, there will still be some JOY left in Nevada… Continue reading