Aviation Photo #1712585 Glaser-Dirks DG-100 - Untitled

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Photo Added: May 29, 2010

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Anonymous
7 years ago
Great! Feeling of moment as real. Congrats! Fyodor.
Anonymous
7 years ago
As if driving on a bicycle, cannot be easier... Excellent!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Yeeeehaaa !!!! Good adrenalin !!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Yes!
Anonymous
7 years ago
The Gilder From Flight Simulator!!! The Scenery from Google Earth!!! What more can you ask for?
Anonymous
7 years ago
Five stars from me!! Great shot and our hometown! :-)
Achim
Anonymous
7 years ago
5 :)
Anonymous
7 years ago
Good lawd!!!

great shot :-)
Anonymous
7 years ago
Reminds me of gliding in the air cadets!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
5* Don't we just love flying in a glider?!?! :-)
Nice plane + scenery! can't wait to go flying myself again!
Anonymous
7 years ago
I thought you had to put your right hand on the steering stick? lol
Anonymous
7 years ago
Wow. -4400 fpm of vertical speed and entering the orange sector of the speed indicator. Woop woop pull up !
Anonymous
7 years ago
"Terrain! Pull up, pull up!!!". Fortunately gliders still don't have GPWS and you are high enough :)). This shot is stunning.
Anonymous
7 years ago
As, i'am sure about this, also yur instructor told you a couple of years ago: "Push" -> big houses, "Pull" -> small houses.
Great shot. The best way to end an 300km flight :)
Anonymous
7 years ago
Breathtaking...that's all ! :) 5*
Anonymous
7 years ago
Excellent shot, would imagine that this takes some planning and extra attempts to get right, as I've found out that taking reasonable pictures with most cameras using your left hand while flying with your right is ridiculously difficult.. doing that the other way around while maneuvering takes some learning too.

To the comments about the vertical speed: the variometer is metric, indicating some 4,4 m/s sink, and is most likely total energy compensated, meaning that the indicated value is not anything near the true vertical speed here.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Just missing the sound of the wind whistling around the frame....... and you're there !
Anonymous
7 years ago
Very nice!
Anonymous
7 years ago
A brave picture to take, well done !
Anonymous
7 years ago
Very nice photo, are you coming "back" from a looping?

To people talking about -4000fpm:
In german Gliderairplanes, the Instruments are all using METRIC data! So the Airspeed indicator shows 180 Kph and the vario shows 4 meters per second descending!
Anonymous
7 years ago
FANTASTIC PHOTO!!!!! The essence of flight!!!! More more more more moreeeeee!!!! Well done JB :-)
Anonymous
7 years ago
Probably one of the greatest pic I've ever seen ! Good Job !!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Amazing...crisp and clear under these conditions. Did someone sneak up on you from your 8 o'clock, JB? Your FLARM is lit up. Cheers
Anonymous
7 years ago
Ecellent shot! which german city is it by the way..?
Anonymous
7 years ago
Amazing
Anonymous
7 years ago
My very first comment and I have been visiting this site for a while... Absolutely fantastic picture !!!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
would say Landgericht Bielefeld above the compass;-p
Excellent taken five stars!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Very, very nice shoot.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Hi all,yep,its Bielefeld :-)
Anonymous
7 years ago
Wow you have some amazing glider photoes. The way I can tell there yours is because of that red string on the canopy. Your photoes deserve to be on front page. Amazing and good work JB.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Push stick in, the houses get bigger.... Pull stick back, the houses get smaller.. Neat!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Excellent shot!
Anonymous
5 years ago
I like the nose down image with the pattern of the city. One comment - This is a DG-101 (not DG-100) as it doesn't have the two piece canopy.

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