Archive of the Yahoo! Groups mailing list for the Bug hand-launch glider 2002-2018

From: "chiphead_dave" <chiphead_dave@...>
Date: Friday, March 26, 2004 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: Posted Ultralight BUG Photos
You launch w/ your thumb underneath. Is this the standard method for most people? Dave --- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "jason_wasylyk" <thetoothdoc@s...> wrote: > --- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "John" <gldrgidr@m...> wrote: > > Jason, > > Nice Bug. > > Thanks > > > Is it difficult to see a bug with the clear covering at altitude? > > > Not at all. There's enough wood to help at lower altitudes and > farther away you get a lot of flashing in the sun. Good sunglasses > really help you to pick out the outline at distance. It essentially > looks like a flashing black dot far away. > > OOOPS...thumpad is actually an "index finger second knuckle pad"... > I launch like everybody (I assume) else with my thumb underneath. > Good observation, John.