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« on: February 23, 2010, 09:56 PM »

I mostly fly here (close to my house, but not the best wind):

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=gas+works+park,+seattle&sll=47.640179,-122.306328&sspn=0.148974,0.273628&ie=UTF8&hq=Gas+Works+Park&hnear=Gas+Works+Park,+Seattle,+WA+98103&t=h&ll=47.681454,-122.247963&spn=0.001824,0.004426&z=18


sometimes here (often sweet wind, but treacherous terrain):

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=gas+works+park,+seattle&sll=47.640179,-122.306328&sspn=0.148974,0.273628&ie=UTF8&hq=Gas+Works+Park&hnear=Gas+Works+Park,+Seattle,+WA+98103&t=h&ll=47.645416,-122.336068&spn=0.001825,0.004426&z=18


and once in a while here (real beach with sand and salt - nice offshore wind):

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=golden+gardens+seattle&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=44.60973,70.048828&ie=UTF8&hq=Golden+Gardens+Park&hnear=Golden+Gardens+Park,+Seattle,+WA+98117&t=h&ll=47.691472,-122.403783&spn=0.001824,0.004426&z=18


One nice thing about the Seattle area - all 3 spots have fantastic views.

Where do you fly?


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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2010, 10:18 PM »

I live a 15 minute bike ride from here
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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2010, 11:36 PM »

2.5 miles away
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« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2010, 03:35 AM »

about 4 miles away....

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« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2010, 03:46 AM »

This is the most likely spot that I fly, due to winds out of any direction, and it's close to my house...
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=&daddr=40.964912,-73.036616&hl=en&geocode=&mra=mi&mrsp=0&sz=16&sll=40.964863,-73.037624&sspn=0.011407,0.019205&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=16

Another good spot that I'll hit on my way home is this one, the highest point on Long Island...
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=40.964912,+-73.036616&daddr=40.841976,-73.015501&geocode=&hl=en&mra=mi&mrsp=1,0&sz=18&sll=40.841529,-73.015357&sspn=0.002857,0.004801&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=18

There are lots of other spots, but these are the ones that I most frequently fly.
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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2010, 04:25 AM »

I fly here liberty state park.
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/5200944

some times i fly here.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=40.964912,+-73.036616&daddr=40.841976,-73.015501&geocode=&hl=en&mra=mi&mrsp=1,0&sz=18&sll=40.841529,-73.015357&sspn=0.002857,0.004801&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=18
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« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2010, 07:09 AM »

39* 45' 48" N
121* 48' 14" W

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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2010, 07:35 AM »

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=109849732910371784385.00047297d5735b43f6b1c&t=h&z=20

an old landfill in Machester-by-the-sea Mass is my local (10 minute drive) but i still love Brenton Point in Newport RI
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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2010, 07:57 AM »

I fly on this peninsula.
Northerly Island in Chicago.
http://www.metalconstruction.org/about_mca/images/07student_303x208.jpg


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« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2010, 08:49 AM »

I fly on this peninsula.
Northerly Island in Chicago.
http://www.metalconstruction.org/about_mca/images/07student_303x208.jpg


I would think it's dangerous to fly in the middle of an airport Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2010, 09:21 AM »

Not an airport anymore!
the mayor closed it years ago.

Midway and Ohare are the two now
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« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2010, 10:17 AM »

untitled says it's his spot .. but it's really MINE !!!

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=33.855273,-118.3999&num=1&t=h&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=23.875,57.630033&ie=UTF8&ll=33.855613,-118.399586&spn=0.001818,0.002411&z=19
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« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2010, 10:46 AM »

39* 45' 48" N
121* 48' 14" W


Me too !!!! Smiley

And to boot, I can see if anyone is flying from my garage !!!  Cool
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« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2010, 11:14 AM »

I fly on a university field 8 miles from my house.
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« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2010, 11:40 AM »

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