2006 Events      

Draachen Flug Tag   2006

The 2006 Draachen Flug Tag event took place on the weekend of August 20, 2006 and it was a blast with old gliders, wild costumes and a buffet dinner that was superb.

Photos Below

Guido and Joe visiting

 

 

Mark Dugan and Guido all dressed up

Linda and Larry Wright, Mark Dugan and Nicolas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is an Oldie

 

 

 

 

Chris Christophersen with the old standard Circa 1973

 

Guido and Chris Bratsis

The Pete Brock Standard 1973

 

Mark Dugan

 

Wow

ASG-21

 

Guido

 

 

Mark Dugan and Guido

 

Guido, Mark Dugan and Tracy Tillman - Was that 60s or 70s Dress

 

Tracy and

Chris Christophersen

 

Tracy Tillman on the Cloud 9 Hill

 

Tracy is Off

Tracy Getting Ready to Scooter Tow

 

Hey, this Standard Really Flies

 

Getting Higher

 

 

Smooth

 

The Buffet

The Group at Dinner

 

Good Puppies

 

Guido with the Sun Glider

 

Melissa

Tracy Controls the Scooter

 

Tracy Tows the Scooter with Four Wheeler

Chris

 

ASG-21

 

Two Oldies

Mario

 

Roger

Chad

 

Floyd

Mellissa

 

Eugene

Chris

 

Sunday Take -Off Area

 

A Giant Insect

Take-Off

 

Guido Hands Eugene His Helmet

Eugene is Off

 

Tracy Taking Calls

Lisa Disassembles the ASG-21

 

Eugene Comes in For A Great Landing

 

Laura and Tony Roth

 

 

Tracy Takes Up Tandem Students in the Evening

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Reed and Mark Dugan Back Again on Monday

Eugene on Approach

 

 

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What: Draachen Flug Tag (Flying Day):

 Flying, Evening Barbeque Picnic Party, Awards

When: Saturday August 19, 2006

Where: Cloud 9 Field, 11088 W. Coon Lake Road, Webberville, MI

Cost: Picnic and Party is $10 donation, or no charge for pilots who fly or who bring a 70's era glider!

 

Come to our Draachen Flug Tag * to help us celebrate the DFSC's 10th season of flying in Michigan!  In addition to aerotowing, we will also be introducing our new ground-skim scooter tow system for training.

 

With a 70's theme, we will also be celebrating over 30 years of hang gliding in the US.  Bring your old 70's gliders, and wear your old 70's clothes.

 

Far out!

 

                   

 

 

We will have awards for:

Best 70's glider

Worst 70's glider

Most outrageous 70's clothes/costume

Best bikini (why not?)

 

We will also have flying-related awards, for:

Most spot landings

Longest time aloft

Highest altitude

Most spectacular whack (without glider damage/injury)

Longest flight from the training hill

Oldest glider to ground-skim scooter tow

 

Big Joe, our neighbor, will cater this event (per our last chute clinic).  Saturday evening picnic/party will be held rain or shine. To help us plan for Joe’s barbeque, please RSVP at 517.223.8683 or cloud9sa@aol.com.

 

* If Red Bull can do it, so can we.  See http://www.redbullflugtagusa.com

 

 

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