Archive for January, 2011

Fly with Andy group last few days

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized |

On the 24th we headed for Macassor for some coastal soaring, but unfortunately it was too side on and stayed that way, so we left to look at Paarl rock, more as to show, the site, as I was convinced ...

Awesome flying in Porterville

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 Posted in Flying inPorterville for 5days |

The last 5 days we have had very good conditions, flying in Porterville every day with our group. The group was made up of a mixed level of experience, everyone improving their flying, confidence and doing their personal bests. After ...

Porterville over 110km again

Thursday, January 20th, 2011 Posted in Fly with Andy over 110km again |

Fly with Andy and Birdmen Paragliding, after a very good meal a fillet steak braai and good red wine the team retired for a good nights rest preparing for the next day flying.   19th and 20thwe are still having very good ...

FLy with Andy 15th-18th Jan 2011

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 Posted in fky with Andy 23 pilots |

Arriving in Hermanus the wind was a little from the east, but swinging to the SSE by11am, a local pilot flew and all was great. After a briefing, explaning that the winds can pick up quite quickly, the group one ...

Wilderness flying with 23 pilots

Monday, January 17th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized |

We had a few good days of flying in the Wilderness and Sedge field area, flying Sedge view and Paradise ridge. Sedge view is a thermic site, and works earlier than any other site, we had about ...

New group Fly with Andy

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 Posted in New group Fly with Andy |

Our new group Fly with Andy arrived on 9th Jan with 24 pilots, we had a briefing at our place before dinner, on the next days flying, how we work and conditions of flying in and around Cape ...

Porterville produces another cracker day. WOW

Saturday, January 8th, 2011 Posted in 6th Dec breaking records |

After a not so good flying in the Wilderness, we went to Pampoenfontein today 6th, after chatting to Ant Allen about the conditions, he told me, he had beat my new record amd PB of 142.9km by 1.9km flying ...

Flying Porteville 28th-31st from Pampoenfontein

Monday, January 3rd, 2011 Posted in Pampoenfontein to Citrusdal |

We are staying on the mountain near take off in Porterville, arriving at take off good thermals going straight up but light on take off, we all prepared so we could fly together as a gaggle. First Hans then Mike ...