28 pp Our pre-solstice 1000 km (20 Dec wave XC), the BFFC report (Bruce Friesen Fan Club), Chris’ 500, Provincials at Cu Nim, what must the EMS think (two cases of dehydration at Provincials), Au Revoir – midair kills two at Cu Nim, Perlan 2 – development of this high-altitude sailplane, gone camping – with a motorglider, fall Cowley – one day only, the great pilot hierarchy [funny].
28 pp My first landout, the Provincials at ESC, live from the Nationals! – Bruce Friesen interview, summer Cowley diary, hypoxia – hyperventilation - and supplemental oxygen systems, non-union construction at Cu Nim, my 500 km flight, SOAR! gliding history museum exhibit in Lethbridge, miscellaneous info.
32 pp ASW-28 new Cu Nim club ship, a fine week of soaring for 3 at Cu Nim, the Provincials at Netook, Brainstorming a way out – new pilot deals with frontal weather at Cu Nim, Cowley, towplane soaring [an engine-off wave flight], flying over Everest [wave at Cowley], before and after [first flight], the Ogar saga [USA to ESC and restoration], ESC Junior Camp, Wyoming bound - for the solar eclipse, milestones - 100 landouts, a pilot named Charlie [apologies to the Kingston Trio].
24 pp Defining success [at Cowley], Ignorance is bliss [a quick route to a licence], a sense of belonging [a climb to Centre Peak], fall Cowley, a very quick wave climb, old birds – new wings (resurrecting the Cold Lake club), not your average flight [Walter at 90], how “SAGA” began in Lethbridge, SAC Western Instructor course at ESC.