Archive for March, 2010

Student weekend in Wilderness

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized |

Friday morning we had a early start, leaving Table View at 5am for the Wilderness, Birdmen bus 8 students and a fully loaded trailer. It wasn't long into the trip and the excited voices went silent and almost everyone was ...

More Pilot join us From Reunion

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized |

Vincent and his group from Reunion Island join us for a few days to experiance, Birdmen's hospitality and flying, as they have just arrived in Cape Town. We had a late start, with Candice preparing a great beacon and egg breakfast, ...

XC flight Flat lands

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized |

Thursday we headed off to Pampoenfontein take off in Porterville, arriving at 11am and were absolutely shocked by the huge amount of fire damage, but we were lucky our take off was untouched. we launched about 12 O clock with ...

Table Mountain flight

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized |

After a late start and trying to decide where to fly, today Tuesday, we went to Signal hill, but when we got there it was quite lite wind and a little side on. After watching a few Tandems launching and ...

Mixed Group

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 Posted in Sedge Field |

Friday 5th we left for Wilderness at 6am to get there early so we could fly for the afternoon, its about 5 hour drive. Arriving in the ...

New group

Friday, March 5th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized |

We know have a mixed group from all over, 4 from Switzerland, Sweeden, UK. Sunday John Erikson from Sweeden arrived, but no glider, we were flying at Maccassor with Martin a BA pilot, our driver brought John to us, within ...

Last day with Dutch Group Action Air Sports

Friday, March 5th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized |

The last day for our Dutch group before going home to the cold and wintery days. Most places looking East, and not flyable, the only choise we had was Pieketberg, we arrived there with light thermals from the sun beating onto ...