High Flyers

Monnie Ryan level-classic 10/13/2012 1:25:35 PM

Whoa - a little more rugged than the Kitty Hawk counterpart, I'd say! Always looks like fun. Cool capture, Julianne! #1492040

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 10/13/2012 2:21:57 PM

Fantastic view, capture and info!! #10367984

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 10/13/2012 3:03:02 PM

I love this location, what a great image Julianne! #10368057

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 10/14/2012 3:56:22 PM

Wonderful POV. The gliders add fun touches of color in the sky. Beautiful shot. #10369250

Val Feldman level-classic 10/15/2012 5:07:32 AM

Wow...what a grand view! Gorgeous terrain, a big expansive sky dotted with paragliders - and a wonderful sense of wide open spaces and exhilarating freedom captured, SoCal. Beautiful! #10370050

Tammy Espino 10/15/2012 7:19:31 PM

How fun watching them, excellent capture #10371239

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Description

Torrey Pines Gliderport
It was first established as a soaring site in 1930 and is the home to hang gliding, paragliding, radio-controlled model sailplanes, and full-scale man-carrying sailplanes.
It is listed as a National Landmark of Soaring of the National Soaring Museum, a San Diego City Historical Site (#315), a Model Aviation Landmark of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (#1 in the nation),
and is listed on the California Register of Historic Places, and the National Register of Historic Places.
It is considered by glider enthusiasts of all types to be the "Kitty Hawk of the West."
Thanks for coming "exploring" with me yesterday Donna!

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 10/13/2012 11:38:21 AM

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