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These are some great soaring pictures.  Scroll down on this page to see them.  Click on a picture to see a larger version.

See additional pictures by clicking a link below:

The additional photo pages don't have a navigaion bar so I can squeeze more pictures onto a page, use your browsers "back" button to return here.
Soaring Photos - Canada If you don't have much time, at least check out these incredible pictures.
Soaring Photo - Idaho Soaring the Tetons up close and personal!
Soaring Photos - Morgan Utah  Duo-Discus flights, a launch and landing sequence, a Schleicher Ka7 restoration, and glider panels and interiors.
Soaring Photos - Parowan Utah pictures taken at Parowan Utah documenting the soaring and records camp held there in 1998.
Soaring Photos - Colorado from a trip through Eastern Utah and Colorado, to soar at Peak Soaring at the Fremont County Airport in Colorado.  Includes a cross country trip to Pikes Peak with ariel view of the top.
Soaring Photos - Viewer Gallery has pictures from soaring pilots around the web who have sent in pictures of their gliders to share with us.

These are some of the gliders and glider related planes flying in and around Utah.

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Wayne's tow plane "Ugly" at Morgan Air.
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Wayne making a rope drop and landing.
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A typical pattern town w/Ugly and Banana.
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Stan Mcgrew and his home built "Hobby" (real name).
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An American Spirit about to take a test-flight.
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Pilots view when on tow behind Wayne.
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Aaron Thompson makes a clean landing.
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Dale's K8b assembled, cleaned and inspected.
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Happily posing with the new toy... N869DT for "Toy"DT
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The Konecny Alley Duo Discus.
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2KA on tow for take-off.
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Melvin Grossgold working the ridge.
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Richard & Robert Peterson w/their Cherokee II
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Aaron Thompson dry flying his new L-Spatz III
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Aaron's L-Spatz III in Jay's hanger

These pictures show Mike Hostage's Marske Pioneer flying wing

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A nice looking Marske flying wing, new to the area.
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The Marske Pioneer wing about ready to fly.
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The Marske wing on tow, Fighter wing cmdr as pilot.
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Mike Hostage's ballistic recovery system
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upper right felt blows out with ballistic chute, chute harness on left in bag
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Mike getting ready to take the wings off
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The Pioneer with canopy and left wing removed
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The rear view inside the trailer
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The front view inside the trailer

These pictures are from a soaring trip to Hurricane Utah with some Utah flying friends 5/98.   We had a great time and thank Kjele "Kel" Jensen of Whisper Flight for his hospitality.

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Lee Steorts and his Pilatus B-4.  The yellow bi-wing is the Parowan Ag-cat tow plane, all 525 HP of it!
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Stan McGrew's Hobby (That's Lee Steorts helping break it down)
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Wayne Wilkinson and his SGS 1-36, Wayne runs Morgan Air.
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Wayne starting to put "Puff" away after a nice long flight.
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Scott Stanford landing his SGS 1-23
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A Closer view of the SGS 1-23

This page was updated Monday, June 14, 2004

98,99,2000&01 Dale Taylor, soarwest.com, contact via email.