Stan Roberts Flies 171.5 XC miles on April, 30th, 2008.

A great way to say goodbye to April, 2008.  The below photos document another cross country rigid wing hang glider flight across 4 states of the United States; Starting in Ellenville, New York, crossing the entire state of Connecticut and Rhode Island, then landing in Acoaxet, Massachusetts.

Click here for a: Google Earth track recording of this XC flight.

Here for: On Line Contest documentation of this flight. 

Please click on each photo below for the corresponding enlargement.  When the photo is enlarged, you can left and right click on it to zoom in and out.  Then Please click your back button on your browser to come back to this page.  This is Page 1 of 2.

Sharon Tubbs; Amazing friend and Driver making these flights Possible!!

Looking up the Connecticut river at Hartford, CT

Thermalling South of Hartford, Ct

Looking Generally South down the Connecticut River

Looking ESE

Looking N; There's Hartford. Good shot of Hartford, CT.

Looking NE at Windham Airport

Hum.... there's the Long Island Sound out there.

Is that a thermal trigger I see?

Yes, it got me here

It might be interesting to go land here...

Or go land here?

I Land today way out here.

Should I chicken out concerning crossing all that water?


Taking Pictures and Climbing....can you say fun?

Getting tanked up on Altitude getting ready to cross

Climbing up

And climbing; still tanken up

Looks like a fun beach to land on down there.

Looking North up the Rhode Island water ways

Track across Rhode Island waterways.

Yes, I can swim

Wow, Gorgeous

Now over Jamestown on Conanicut Island, RI

Jamestown, RI



Newport, RI

LZ can almost be seen now

North View

Getting closer to landing on page 2, click here.