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By ChattaroyMan
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2015/n ... r-gliders/

Only part that may not be factual is the mention of a hang fatality at Maryhill State Park. We're trying to figure out the facts. Right now the odds are it was a mini-wing para pilot who may not have launched from inside the park. Sad deal anyway but the hang/para confusion leads to all sorts of problems. One likely being why we're having to change the WAC causing our main Steptoe issue (Washington Administrative Code).

I'm beginning to write a fun story on 'To Hang Or To Para?' targeted to those who don't know one from the other. I'll submit it to local news outfits and see what happens.

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By mario
Thanks for doing the hard work Steve!
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By ChattaroyMan
NMERider wrote:Good work. Media relations are good to have. :thumbsup:
mario wrote:Thanks for doing the hard work Steve!
Thanks! It's fun to do and it really pays off.
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