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Wanli site closed

AKA Feitsuiwan and Green Bay, this long-established site has been blockaded by the land owner. This site was founded by a group of ex-ROCAF pilots who had traveled to Europe to learn the then-new sport of hang-gliding. They were lucky … Continue reading

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Pilot dies in Puli

Now News news item on pilot death near Puli Apple News on same accident The news item says the 57-year old Hsinchu pilot, surnamed Wu, crashed in the river bed near 塔洛灣橋, which is close to Chingjing Farm. This is … Continue reading

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Korean pilot dies in Saichia

Apple News report A 51-year old Korean pilot named Lee died on January 5th at Saichia. Reasons given for the crash are pretty speculative right now, with some witnesses suggesting a mid-air collision and a locked spiral dive led to … Continue reading

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Pilot in trees near Liukuei

Pilot rescued from high trees near Liukuei A 47-year old Japanese pilot was rescued from tall trees near Liukuei. He’d taken off in Saichia and attempted an XC to Liukuei. Luckily the pilot was not hurt and his glider could … Continue reading

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Diving in Palau 2014

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Finally went to Palau…

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Yehma club negligence costs NT$630,000 for injuries

Apple News article Back in summer 2011 a Yehma club instructor surnamed Liu had a mid-air collision at Green Bay with another glider, resulting in a crash and multiple broken bones for his female passenger. Finally Ms. Lin had her … Continue reading

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Green Bay pilot crashes onto TV news

A pilot at Green Bay crash landed on the main road on the coast while apparently trying to land on the beach, and made it onto TV news. The pilot can be seen attempting a landing either on or next … Continue reading

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Lunar New Year 2014

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Philippines again, this time Dauin and Apo Island.

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