Author Archives: David Stafford
From Steve W: Great turnout at the EFR today!
That was a great little contest. While the birds shared some of their secrets, a lot of the lift we found on our own. We shared our secrets with the birds. Sounding a little funny?…You had to have been there. … Continue reading
The Little Contest That Could. There was nothing ALES LITE about our little contest this morning. Conditions were perfect for varied and challenging flying and we had a great time. Thermals showed themselves with clusters of Swallows and pockets of … Continue reading
From Mark Miller: A few have been talking about having the BBQ grill running for a late morning Lunch. This Saturday we are planning to have various sausage links and Carnitas for your own grilling. Tortillas, buns and the fixings included along … Continue reading
This morning was a real gift, no wind and bright skys. That doesn’t mean that things were easy. Everyone did quite well and somewhat poorly.. Mike must have been taking the right medicine, as he swept both Overall and Landing….The … Continue reading
There will be a Sloflyers Club meeting this coming Saturday 3-13-21 at 9:00AM at the field ” OUT DOORS”. We will discuss Club items including a review of safety rules, etc. The other main purpose will be to bid farewell to … Continue reading
From Kevin Piper, Cal Poly Ranch Manager: Subject:Chorro Ranch Closure Message:Tony, weather conditions have continued to delay our aerial herbicideapplication. Wednesday morning 2/24 is our next scheduled attempt. So,if conditions are right the gate will be locked until the applicationis … Continue reading
To all SLOFliers: Feb 19, 2021 This is a short letter to all SLOFlyers club members. First of all, this isn’t the letter I had planned on sending, introducing myself as the new SLOFlyers Treasurer. More about this later. Tony … Continue reading
The Cal Poly ranch manager announced that the fields near the EFR will be aerial sprayed with insecticide this Saturday the 20th or Sunday the 21st. The front gate will remain locked on the actual day of aerial spraying. The … Continue reading
From president Tony Gallo: Notice to all SLO Flyer Club members The Cal Poly Ranch manager announced that the ranch will be closed and the front gate will be locked all day Saturday, 02/13/2021 while helicopters spray the fields with insecticides.
And….open the envelope please…a minor miracle…Steve sweeps the field. Yes, it was a bit windy and there was a bit of carnage, but It was a beautiful morning and we couldn’t have asked for more. Big hand to everyone…Steve
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