Cascade Paragliding Club
paragliding

Welcome to the desktop website of the Cascade Paragliding Club in Oregon. We also have a mobile website

The Cascade Paragliding Club is dedicated to the advancement of paragliding and hang gliding in this region through the education of its members in safety and general knowledge of the sport, the development and maintenance of local flying sites and through the comradeship of fellow pilots.

Monthly Meeting:
Back Stage Bar, 3702 S.E. Hawthorne http://www.mcmenamins.com/BackStage
(503) 236-9234

Usually on the first Tuesday of the month.

Officers, Contacts, Site Laisons, Directors, Tandems, Mentors: ABOUT CPC

Website questions and suggestions: SEND

Sign-on to the CPC Google group: http://groups.google.com/group/cpcl

Header photos by these photographers:

Jeff Edes
Gabriel Evans
Steve Forslund
Travis Forsman
Nick Fulmor
Deanna Hutchinson
Jim Little
Jon Malmberg
Eric Miller
Douglas Mullin
Ancil Nance
John Olson
Pete Reagan
Steve Roti
Mark Sanzone
Todd Weigand
Dan Wells




Most recent Google Group messages
Digest for cp...@googlegroups.com - 8 updates in 2 topics
Joe Stermitz: Just FYI.....Chelan Butte access road is closed to fire danger.  No one can drive up. On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 9:25 PM, wrote: >   Today's topic summary > > Group: http://groups.google.com/group/cpcl/topics > >    - New Variometers? [7 U
New Variometers?
gabe: I'm not suggesting they gift clubs units, but rather have a sign out sheet for them, so for 10 clubs across the nation they could use say 2 units, and then even sell them at reduced price after the tour was finished.  This is common practice for lots of other niche industries. I don't think not will
New Variometers?
Discover Paragliding!: It wouldn't be long before there were a club for almost every pilot! ;-) It's all about financial sustainability. If all those loss leaders end up being just a loss, then it won't be long until that particular manufacturer has decided to put his enviable talents into something more profitable/rewar
New Variometers?
gabe: If the mfg were smart they would send demo units to "clubs" around the world for testing and feedback. > On Jul 30, 2014, at 10:47 AM, Douglas Mullin wrote: > > You actually can with the Oudie 3, well sort of. You can download a simulator from Naviter's website that you run on y
New Variometers?
Douglas Mullin: You actually can with the Oudie 3, well sort of. You can download a simulator from Naviter's website that you run on your PC that acts like the real instrument. It can 'replay' a flight (you can supply an IGC or other file formats used to record a flight) and you can push the buttons etc. So you can
New Variometers?
gabe: I wish there was a way to play with these expensive instruments before purchase.  
New Variometers?
John Kraske:
New Variometers?
Owen Shoemaker: Well I guess I won’t be holding out for that one then…  thanks. - Owen On Jul 29, 2014, at 10:46 AM, Mike Steed wrote: > The Flytec 7030 is being redesigned, no release date known yet as of the current issue of Cross Country.  The new owner of Flytec was "not sufficiently d
New Variometers?
steed: The Flytec 7030 is being redesigned, no release date known yet as of the current issue of Cross Country.  The new owner of Flytec was "not sufficiently delighted". > Subject: Re: CPC: New Variometers? > From: oshoe...@gmail.com > Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:43:42 -0700 > CC: cp...@googlegroups.com
New Variometers?
Owen Shoemaker: There is the new flytec 7030 coming out soon: http://www.flytec.com/7030.html There is also the c-pilot evo: http://www.compass-italy.com/en/products/c-pilot-pro-en The digifly air looks promising.  There are a number of things that I don’t like about the flymaster nav but the fact it doesn’t
New Variometers?
gabe: Oh ya I also prefer USB charging and good batt life
New Variometers?
gabe: I am going tomorder a new vario soon, and had decided on the flymaster nav sd but I'm curious if there's any new offerings out there to look at?  Seems like people like the skytraxx2.0, and digifly has a new offering called air.  Features I'm interested are preloaded airspaces, height over ground di
Is it a good idea to scotchguard harnesses?
gabe: Just that.
DAR: Fear of heights is no match for Paragliding payoff
Bill B - Corvallis: Steve - Nice PR for the sport! Bill ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Steve Roti Date: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 9:28 AM Subject: DAR: Fear of heights is no match for Paragliding payoff To: "deserta...@googlegroups.com" http://mywindowco
Flying
vince price: On Tuesday that is. On Monday, July 28, 2014 10:10:21 AM UTC-7, vince price wrote: > > I'd be up for Sollie in the late morning. > > Vince > > On Monday, July 28, 2014 9:02:21 AM UTC-7, Mark Sanzone wrote: >> >> Anyone interested in trying Sollie/CLO/Kiwanda today or Tuesday? >> Mark >> >