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The SSA is once again represented at AirVenture, and we invite members to stop by our booth. The SSA membership barbeque is Saturday, August 2nd from 5-8 p.m. There will also be a no-host get together on Thursday night, 7:30 p.m. at Robbins Restaurant. Sign up sheets for both are in the SSA exhibit, main show areas 373 & 376.
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Record Flying in the Great Basin in the Summer of 2013 How Did This Happen
My flying ‘took off’ last summer in a way that delighted and puzzled me. Although I had never set a record previously in twenty-five years of soaring, I achieved eight U.S. national records over a period of six weeks in the summer of 2013. I did flights that far exceeded what I thought I was capable of doing. It made me wonder how this happened. I offer here some of my analysis of the factors that led to this outcome.