Archive for November, 2012

2nd epic Day in Porterville

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized |

  A excellent T-Bone steak braai and great salads for dinner, filled everyone for the next days flying. Sunset was just beautifull. Waking up with a light catobatic wind, enjoying our bacon and egg breakfast prepared by the one and only Candice. The wind ...

Another two excellent days with Paraworld

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized |

Monday 25th Everywhere else looked stronger SE winds so we headed for Hermanus. A little side on but the wind soon came around and what a perfect day.   Soon after take off a few pilots collected at the east point gaining ...

Last day in Sedge and Cape Point drive

Saturday, November 24th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized |

 Major Dads ramp, good launches Flying everyday in the Wilderness/ Sedgefield area, our last day before returning back to Cape Town. Trying to fly a new site, but light conditions forced us back to Paradise ridge, what a pitty…ha ha. This beautiful place ...

Another perfect day flying Gerricka’s, Paradise ridge, and Sedge view

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized |

 Launching at Gerricka's point  Good launches by Marina and Jass On Wednesday evening, Thursday 22nd looked very good for flying, starting quite early, and yes the day was excellent, actually better than excellent. Starting off at Gerricka’s point and the plan was ...

Unsuspected cooker of a day at Sedge View

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized |

Tuesday night it rained all night and Wednesday morning still raining but much lighter, by 10 am it stopped, by 12 o clock we were on takeoff, with a light breeze up the front but the wind was actually more ...

Paradise ridge delivers again

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized |

Paradise Ridge Tuesday 20.11.12 Quoted from Marina.   We had an absolutely fantastic day at paradise ridge. After our arrivel we just spotted two schools of dolphins riding the waves and even a wale jumping out in the sea.   The wind was just getting ...

Paraworld group playing in Paradise

Monday, November 19th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized |

Monday 19th leaving home after a great bacon and egg breakfast, we had a little run around before finally settling on Major Dad’s ramp, paradise ridge to fly. This was the request of several of our guests to fly paradise ridge, ...

Arrival of Paraworld and first days flying

Sunday, November 18th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Friday night the arrival of Paraworld, Domonique,  Ruben and the crew, all excited to meet Barry and Candice, and flying Cape Town, Wilderness and Porterville.     The trip was broken up by a lunch break and a fuel stop, making the ...

Flugschule Ostsweitz Stefan’s group last day Signal hill

Sunday, November 18th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized |

    Last day Friday, a little tricky day as the wind switch quickly, walked up Lion’s Head but the wind swung too west so we had to walk down then went to Signal Hill, a little strong but still good to ...

Friday, November 16th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Porterville produced three good day for us Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday being the best for distance and height gains. Tuesday after a detailed briefing we launched fairly quickly as the wind was turning SSW and picking up towards the afternoon. ...