We had 20 hang gliders, 5 paragliders and 5 powered ultralight aircraft. Altitude gains of 6500AGL were reported.
Dolly gave us some rain Wed. and Thurs. Twice now in 7 years of the fly-in, a hurricane blew in days before.
We had a few diggers, they got to see what else we do here at FRL, other than dig flint. I went out to the dig today, first time in weeks.
Good report Sam, My condolences for weeks of no
digging. Effie must be really beat is she was
keeping up the family reputation in your absence.
I see Rutan is getting ready to fire people into space, Why dont you get that Ultralight you've
wanted [ two place ] and fire some diggers into
low orbit over the dig site for a fee. Holding up one of the transparent points is called a "sky shot"
it might be worth the $ for some diggers to get an
I hope that in the future it re-opens. Saddens me to hear that kinda of news...I just pulled a 4.5" friday out . Thanks for being such great hosts Sam and Effie; I hope it wasn't anything as a result of what happened while diggers were there. Please contact me if anything changes or if invite only digs are permitted. Thanks again for having shared a great campsite with, at least a few of us, that appreciate such things.
Never have so many found so much for so little.
It was a terrific 11 month run,
Future generations will marvel at the "old timers"
stories and pictures of works of art from the Ole FRL.
So back to "normal", the longhorns get their acerage back, the flint storeage depot reverts back to a hanger and anyone in the know, when driving down the
entry road can look over and visualise real Texas