While I was working at the Santa Ynez GliderPort giving glider rides at Windhaven on a summer day in 2004, an old friend came by with a big camera. Here are some pictures he took during our flight.

All photos on this page Paul Wellman.

Preflighting the Glider:



Releasing from the Towplane over the Santa Ynez Mountains:



Cruising over Santa Ynez:



Turning to catch a thermal for a ride up:

 



View of the Santa Ynez River:

 

The Santa Ynez Valley:



Final approach to Santa Ynez Airport (IZA) runway 26 over the Gainey Vineyard:

 

 

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