Welcome to Slope Slayer!

The home of the KnifeEdge Wing, the Formula One Slope Racer and other slope soaring designs manufactured by GEMS…

For all inquiries please e-mail us at gems.hdqrs@gmail.com

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Hello Fellow Sloper’s

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The 2017 Glider Games are here!

May 4,5,6 and 7, 2017

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 2017 glider games


The North Coast Soaring Association is proud to present the 5th annual
North Coast Glider Games 2017.

Fellow Pilots

The flying for Thursday was rained out. We flew the sim and just shot the bull and hung out.

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(See event locations below.)

Slope Locations

Friday:

6:00a No Steelhead trout fishing – Weather canceled

11:30a Friday  We travelled to Edgewater after lunch, wind was favorable but the rain continued off and on all day. 

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Saturday:

10:30a Firing range in the morning. Stonewall LTD. Pistol Range (440) 526 0029 – I00 Ken Mar Industrial Parkway (1/4 Mile west of I-77 exit off RT. 82) Broadview Hts. Oh 44147

12:00p lunch at the Winking Lizard 6111 Quarry Independence Ohio 44131

Rain continued so most went to MAPS Aviation Museum after lunch. A few brave souls made their way to Egdewater and got in a few soggy flights. Dan and Jeff headed out to Perry to maiden Dan’s new Knifedge wing. Dan obviously enjoyed the wind and rain.

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7:30p Dinner at Tinkers Creek Tavern, 14000 Tinkers Creek Rd, Walton Hills, OH 44146 American classics & cocktails served in a warm, down-to-earth setting with creekside patio dining.A good time was had by all.

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Directions to the restaurant

COMING FROM 77 SOUTH
Exit Pleasant Valley head East (right) to Canal Road make a right head north to Tinkers Creek Road (1st street on right) make a right onto tinkers Creek Road the tavern is down 1 1/2 miles on the right. 1 1/2 miles east of the tow path.

COMING 77 NORTH
Exit Pleasant Valley road heading East (left Turn onto Pleasant Valley) to Canal Road head north (right turn at light) to Tinkers Creek Road (1st street on right) make a right onto Tinkers Creek Road tavern is down 1 1/2 miles on the right.

COMING 271 SOUTH
Exit at Rockside Road heading West (right turn) to Dunham Road head south (left turn) to Tinkers Creek Road make a right tavern is down 1/8 mile on the left side.

Sunday:
Open, Fun Fly - 9:00a Met at Perry.The forecast looked promising. Party cloudy and 51 degrees with winds out of the northwest 15 to 20 gusting to 25.  What a day!

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Monday:
Open, Fun Fly – Back to Perry to wrap up these games.

Here is an awesome video from Tennessee Tom. Sweet!

Tennessee Toms Video

Best regards,
Don King
www.SlopeSlayer.com

additional info
don44039@yahoo.com 

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Wingolas!

A new convertible electric mini wing that we pylon race indoors, then change the winglets and fly them outdoors/slope in light lift… Kit is now available!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25qKU-ZKYyE

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“Lords of the lift”

We added a page called “Lords of the Lift” with pictures of pilots and their planes. Make the pose, preferably at your slope so we can see it, your radio and your plane. Give a little info to go with the picture if you like. Your first name and the location at least, how long you have been flying RC….your club…, send the pictures with the Contact Button at the top of the page.

Yeliz from Tennessee with here favorite wing.

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The 63″ Formula One Racer at Soar Utah 2012

Thomas Rauber Photo

Joe Chovan’s #45 F1 Racer on Point of the Mountain

Thomas Rauber Photo

Joe’s F1 flying with a P51 Reno Racer

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Some SlopeSlayer.com T-Shirt Art

 

3 thoughts on “Welcome to Slope Slayer!

  1. want to attend N.Coast Glider Games 2017 as an observer to learn abt sloap soaring. can not find a location. is this a secret known only to a certain few? HELP
    jack

    • All the locations are on the welcome page as well as in the North Coast Glider Games page. Just click the “Slope Locations” link. Hope to see you there!

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