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Kite Land Talk => This Old Kite Field => Topic started by: Dano on May 24, 2009, 09:41 AM



Title: Las Vegas Flying
Post by: Dano on May 24, 2009, 09:41 AM
How was the fly last night boys?

I've been thinking lately that we've got to make another trip down there soon,
before it gets too hot.


Title: Re: Las Vegas Flying
Post by: chilese on May 24, 2009, 12:27 PM
Good wind, nice temperatures. We had about 10 people.  :)


Title: Re: Las Vegas Flying
Post by: fidelio on May 24, 2009, 03:48 PM
i make no promises for fridays as it could be nice all week and dead on friday. it's as if the wind knows what day of the week it is and it has some grudge against us.  :P

but contrary to your previous visits, and the strange lack of wind, we've actually had some almost reliable breeze lately. even flying vents on a regular basis.

hope to see you down here dano.

edit: if you wait more than a couple weeks though i fear you'll miss the 'mild' weather. it's not hard to tell the heat is on it's way.


Title: Re: Las Vegas Flying
Post by: Dano on May 24, 2009, 04:52 PM
I'm "0 for 3"
The odds have to get on my side one of these times.  ;)

Nephew's graduating H.S. this year. If it's in 2 weeks there's a good chance we'll come down then.

Hope to make it. Thanks!!


Title: Re: Las Vegas Flying
Post by: Dano on June 01, 2009, 08:34 PM
Graduation's on the 11th...
Flying on the 12th...

I'll Be There!

Glad i waited till June   :)

... Lack of wind in Las Vegas...
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/020.html#REC

May is typically the windiest month of the year in Las Vegas with
average wind speed of 11.2 mph. The lack of strong upper troughs
passing through the area this past may resulted in less wind than is
typically experienced in the Mojave Desert this time of year. In Las
Vegas may 2009 will go into the record books as the least windy may
ever on record since wind record started in 1949 with an average
wind speed of 7.1 mph. The 5 least windy Mays on record in Las Vegas
based on average wind speed are...

1. 7.1 mph / 2009
2. 7.8 mph / 2006
3. 8.1 mph / 2003
4. 8.2 mph / 1952 and 2002
5. 8.3 mph / 2007



Title: Re: Las Vegas Flying
Post by: fidelio on June 01, 2009, 11:52 PM
well how do you like them apples?  :-[

looking forward to your visit dano. who knows, maybe i'll even have a cigar with you this time around.