It's a glide of a ride - The Explorer: El Sol

It's a glide of a ride

Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2009 12:00 am

Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, Flight instructor Richard Barnes guides a wingtip on a Grob 103 sailplane that belongs to Tucson Soaring Club as he prepares to go up with a student pilot. When Barnes isn't teaching at El Tiro Gliderport, he teaches jet jockeys to fly multi-million dollar business jets. The soaring club will be holding an open house this Saturday and Sunday.

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