Right: Leading Edge Gliders P- 80
Shooting Stars rip up the slope at
City View. The models were built
and flown by Joe Chovan from
Syracuse NY, and Don King from
Below: Fliers and sailplanes at
Edgewater Park, which overlooks
Lake Erie, on Sunday. Photo by Joe
This pleasant flying site is a public
park with parking at the top of a
The 2013 North Coast Glider
Games was a roaring success. We flew
for four days at three cool Slope sites.
See more photos and video highlights
on the Slope Slayer website.
I hope we see another NCGG on
next year’s list of premiere Slope
flying and a
the electric-powered Slope
2013 NCGG event highlights video
Leading Edge Gliders
League of Silent Flight
dragon, KnifeEdge Wing, Magnum
Models MiG 3, Leading Edge Gliders
EPP P- 80 Shooting Star, a Dave’s
Aircraft Works Foam 51D, and a Scale
Slope Soaring A- 10 Warthog.
Flying with us were three designers
and kit makers: Larry Blevins from
Magnum Models, Joe Chovan from
TufFlight, and Mike Gantner from
Slope Slayer. It’s cool to be able to
fly with your airplane’s designer and
discuss what new kits might be in the
Flying was at Perry Park, overlooking
Lake Erie. Northwest winds sustained
60-inch foam warbirds in formation
stall turns. The clouds cleared, allowing
the sun to warm us.
Dinner was in town at The
Peppermill restaurant, with live music.
Northeast winds summoned the
group to Edgewater Park in Cleveland,
which overlooks Lake Erie and has a
coastal view of the Cleveland skyline.
AUGUST 2013 www.ModelAviation.com
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