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Collision with Other Aircraft/Ultralight (Near Mid

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January 1, 2006
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Pilot was flying from his usual large open area which is about 3 miles away from a general aviation that conducts sky-diving operations. While thermalling, he saw an airplane on descent about a mile away and observed it change course to come closer. The aircraft approached and the PPG pilot did a steep spiral to avoid wake turbulence. They missed each other by about 200′.

ed: It is our requirement as ultralight pilots to avoid all certified aircraft.

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