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[*] posted on 8-16-2021 at 03:20 PM
American flying ultralight crashes and dies in Rosarito


Muere turista al caer con parapente en Rosarito.
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[*] posted on 8-16-2021 at 04:02 PM


I always see the guy flying around San Felipe and giving ride for a small fee, I'll pass. RIP to the pilot, died doing what he loved and not driving to work.
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[*] posted on 8-16-2021 at 05:04 PM


Happens more than you know.
There are already some crosses on the coastal mountain ridge by Puerto Salina from past crashes. Updrafts are the lure.

Yaw, pitch & roll, keep it under control.





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[*] posted on 8-17-2021 at 03:25 PM


Several years ago in Lima, Peru, we had one crash about 200 yards in front of us as we drove up a canyon on a 4-lane from the beach back to our hotel. He did not survive. Yes, it does happen more than we realize.
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[*] posted on 8-17-2021 at 04:16 PM


RIP Gustavo.
Some say Airspeed, Altitude or brains. you need at least 2 of the 3 to survive.
I've flown and done some risky things in the past but those paragliders are really dangerous.

[Edited on 8-17-2021 by Glidergeek]
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[*] posted on 8-17-2021 at 08:57 PM


Crazy, first flight my wife took was in a ultra light and she loved it, but she was still scared of commercial flights? I remember a lot of them had VW motors, I've had a lot of bugs that broke down often, not good in flight!
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[*] posted on 8-17-2021 at 08:59 PM


Be sure to wear a parachute!
Can’t they put a parachute on the aircraft so whole thing gets let down gently?




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[*] posted on 8-17-2021 at 09:47 PM


I agree that it is wonderful that he was doing what he loved to do.

apparently he had heart issues and this may have been a factor.

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[*] posted on 8-17-2021 at 10:39 PM


Water landings are not a good thing, except for Captain Sully of course!



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[*] posted on 8-17-2021 at 11:12 PM


Quote: Originally posted by mtgoat666  
Be sure to wear a parachute!
Can’t they put a parachute on the aircraft so whole thing gets let down gently?


Yep .... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwvpDy1m4hI




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