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Dasklip to Groenvlei dam flying South

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

Forecast not looking very exciting, but if you not on take you will defiantly not fly. Wind over the back at first, but the crows thermalling out front great to watch, then the switch within a few minutes, with half ...

Rough air in Porterville, Evening smooth flight

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

The day looking good on the forecast, but after launching the air was pretty messy, difficult to read and very active. After flying for sometime we opted to land 20km and 30 kms down the ridge. Danny hung in there and ...

Bain’s Kloof to Citrusdal

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

Arriving early to enjoy the scenery and the morning smells and views, conditions improved and more pilots arrived. Time to go, Berndt off first and other soon followed, Niki climbing high above the rest was ready to go, her task ...

Piketberg to Graafwater and beyond

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

Piketberg looking good for the day with an inversion, but still good. Some having two flights, while others hung in there and fought the inversion, trying South with not muck luck, then heading North. Some strong but scrappy thermals on the ridge, ...

Epic day at SLP My PB 129.2kms flying East

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

      The day at slp started with drops of rain but clouds opening and looking very good unstable air mass. Time to launch and pilots went off towards Hanskop and high to base, my flight was slow, ...

Non flying travelling day, great day at Langebaan

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

         Monday non flying all over the country, driving back to Cape Town from Sedge, strong wind and rain. Tuesday a cool day at langebaan flying almost all day with breaks in between for lunch. challenging to to ...

Three days in Sedge, flying everyday, all day, many sites

Monday, October 28th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

Three awesome days flying in Sedge field and Wilderness area.                                    Some days flying three sites and our last day doing 5 sites, We flew ...

Last day with group one fantastic day at BuffelsBay

Sunday, October 27th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

       pm out  Arriving in Sedge at 7pm we went out for a great dinner at De Vinci on Sedge Island. Next day SEerlies after a good breakfast we walked the beach to take off. Once again the only group ...

Two days in Porterville area

Sunday, October 27th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

          One very good day, flying from Pampoenfontein to Tienage tit, back to Porterville town and out west to Piketberg. Launching with no great plans, just to fly and have fun. Air a bit bumpy at ...

New site Rusty gate and soaring Langebaan two beautiful days

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

We always looking for new sites for our groups, Rusty Gate is a thermic site and absolutely beautiful, but logistic cell reception not good. Good XC potential, a short walk to launch, wind coming form both sides we waited until it ...