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mikeschumann

Awesome.  When and where were you flying?

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discus239

Hey Mike!  Last December, day 2 coming home from Durango, non stop Lafayette La. to Fort Myers, 650nm.

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mikeschumann

I have you beat.  Yesterday (October 29, 2018) from S. St. Paul, MN to Lincolnton, NC.  50-60 Knot tailwinds almost the entire way.  Topped out at 178 Knot Groundspeed.

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mikeschumann

What was really interesting, which you can see on my screenshot, the Dynon final glide ring was entirely in front of the aircraft.  Given the tailwind, the Dynon didn't think that I could make a final glide to an airport directly under my aircraft.

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