Join Date: Apr 2001
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Well this weekend I went out to the North Battleford gliding centre, and helped my brother out with the students. He teaches people to glide on the weekends, and he took me up for two flights today. I meant to get a picture of the winch that we use to tow the glider into the air, but it wouldn't fit on here anyways. Basically the winch is a big pontiac big block, tranny, and differential that only goes out one side, its HUGE! [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img] It sits on the back of a 3 ton truck(Furd). They are short on funds, so things out there are [censored], thats the governments funding for ya I guess. Oh well I guess if the farmers can't get money we can't. Anyways I was just getting into this 3 ton and i let out the clutch, but the p-brake was still on [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/blush.gif[/img]. So anyways thats no big deal, but i take er outa gear, and it won't start back up again, I guess the key had been stuck in the start position, I didn't start it the first time though! So the started and solenoid were toasted, I've never heard that noise that it made before. anyways, we towed the 3 ton ford onto the runway with a chevy, and then we continued our flights. If I could post pics I would cus they are really cool, but they're way to big, so no pics for you guys n gals. Gliding is really cool, and really, fun, so I had a great time. If anyone could post these pics somewhere else, on their website then i could send them to you, and you could post three pics, or someone could help me get my photopoint set up and it would be cool there.