EI-128 on Inch Strand

Last September a large group of glider enthusiasts spent a weekend at Inch Strand in Co. Kerry. They were from two clubs, one in Dublin and one from further north I think. I took down their details but that scrap of paper is long lost at this stage.

Conditions weren’t the best on the day we passed the beach. It was a beautiful sunny day, but the wind wasn’t blowing in the right direction and the only aircraft I saw flying was a powered one. We were on our way home so couldn’t wait around unfortunately. I still got some nice shots. Hopefully I’ll find time to work on them over the next few weeks!




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    Josef Renklint May 1, 2007

    Nice! Can you believe I used to fly one of those things? I can’t believe I’m still alive.

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    Flickr: Luika May 1, 2007

    Class shot! 🙂

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    Flickr: xeer May 2, 2007

    Thank you! It was a beautiful day!

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    Geraldine May 3, 2007

    lovely! fabulous shot, great colours

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    Andrew May 5, 2007

    Very cool aspect – nice work! Any other angle wouldn’t have been nearly as unique.

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    anna May 7, 2007

    I love everything about this

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    .. May 17, 2007

    […] another shot of EI-128. Following my last shot I moved to the other side of the glider to capture some of the beach and hills […]

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    .. June 4, 2007

    […] at Inch Strand in Co. Kerry last September. This is G-BKSP waiting on the beach to fly. Unlike the glider I posted earlier I saw this plane fly. Unfortunately conditions weren’t suitable for flying […]

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    Flickr: Heinbloed June 26, 2008

    Hi, I’m an admin for a group called Strand, and we’d love to have this added to the group!

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