Archive for November, 2010

Flying Sir Lowry’s Pass Mixed group

Sunday, November 28th, 2010 Posted in Sir Lowry's Pass 27.11.10 |

We decided to fly local area as we have flown in Porterville many days, so we decided to fly at Sir Lowry's Pass, arriving there at 9.30am with light wind up the front but a very low cloud base not ...

Mixed group last day at Pampoenfontein

Friday, November 26th, 2010 Posted in last day flying Pampoenfontein |

We stayed over on the Mountain for a few days, enjoying the night skies after a good braai, of T-bone steak, Lamb chops and boerewors. The 25th we had a slow start but it ended up to be a very ...

Another excellent day in Porterville

Thursday, November 25th, 2010 Posted in Another good day from Pampoenfontein |

Last day in Porterville ,after a non flyable day, sitting on takeoff waiting for the skies to develop and the thermals to start working, our group had a first flight, now waiting for the conditions to improve.   We took off about ...

New mixed group Porterville flying

Sunday, November 21st, 2010 Posted in New Mixed group |

After a fantastic two weeks our Swiss group left on the 19th, the same day we had new pilots arriving for our next tour. November 20th we went to porterville, as there was no other place that was flyable , ...

Flying in Wilderness and Sedgefield Area

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 Posted in Flying In Wilderness area |

The drive to the Wilderness on Sunday 14th took us 6 hours, due to the road works and a good breakfast at the wimpy. Arriving in Wilderness at the Map of Africa at 12 O clock, conditions were good and ...

Ground Handling at Dolphin Beach and Paramotoring

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 Posted in Ground Handling Dolphin Beach |

We woke up on Saturday the 13th to a surprise to see a light rain, so we had a late breakfast and did a bit of shopping, it cleared up with a good breeze from the NNW so we went ...

Fantastic day at Lion’s Head

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 Posted in Fantastic day at Lions Head, Table Mountain, Uncategorized |

Friday morning leaving Birdmen's nest we were planning to fly at Sir Lowry's pass, but on the way we diverted to Lion's Head, as the wind at Sir Lowry's pass was already strong. Arriving at Lion's Head we walked up ...

Swiss Group 2nd day in Porterville

Thursday, November 11th, 2010 Posted in Swiss 2nd Day in Porterville, Uncategorized |

Flying Porterville again on Wednesday, we arrived at Pamp takeoff about 10am with light wsw up the front, we decided to fly only on the front ridge. Before we launched we watch something very strange on the Right side of ...

Swiss group, 9th Trip

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 Posted in Swiss group Stephan, Uncategorized |

Our Swiss group arrived on the 7th November at 5pm, for their 9th trip, that evening we had a Fillet steak braai to welcome the group with a good portions of Meat, the beers and wine were opened ...

Flying Signal Hill to Kommetjie

Friday, November 5th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized |

Today we went to Signal Hill to fly with our 3 guests and to do a few tandems, we arrived about 09.45am to see Jan flying already. it looked like a good thermic soaring day. I was guiding 3 ...