Archive for October, 2013

Flying the City Bowl of Cape Town Signal hill

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Tuesday Prediction for Cape Town was strong, so we decided to head for Porterville. Alas a few minutes into the drive and after a few phone calls we decidied to cancel due to rain and very low cloud on the mountains, ...

October Sir Lowy’s pass

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Monday planning to fly in the city of Cape Town, Signal hill, but no luck town was fogged in all day. Arriving at Sir Lowry’s pass about 10am a little breezy, but the wind soon dropped off making launches easy, as ...

Day two in Porterville Gatskop Xc

Monday, October 28th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunday morning awakening to a beautiful sunny day, Yes please a good XC flying day. Arriving on takeoff most pilots a bit slow from the night before, a good party..... Wind was very light on takeoff, but the clouds were ...

Porterville Fun comp Gatskop

Monday, October 28th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Saturday flying in Porterville, our group, allot of students and newly qualified pilot, having a fun comp. After a detailed briefing, pilots prepared to launch, a few dodgy take offs but all in all not too bad. A few pilots getting ...

Sedge and Paradise ridge XC

Monday, October 28th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

We had a couple of good days starting at Sedgeview, flying morning thermals, as everywhere else is too light, working hard riding the thermals to their max, sometimes difficult to core, but with patience ae nd feeling ...

Flying Paradise Ridge and Kleinkranz Oct 2013

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Flying Sedgefield area, we have had a few good day’s Saturday flying Sedgeview, a excellent day getting good climbs to 500/600m asl, after a few top landings and a bit to eat, we saddled up again and off we went climbing ...

October group 17/10/13

Monday, October 21st, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

 Hermanus  Dona Bay The season has started with our first mixed group, Paul, Hans, Mike and Caron, Rob, Martin and Riaan. We chased the weather the first two days without success, a bit too strong at Sir Lowry’s pass at 09h45, so ...

Flying Hermanus and Sir Lowry’s pass

Sunday, October 20th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

We have had a fantastic winter training season, but recently we have had a turn and had bad spell, allot of rain and some very windy days, but it was our winter you know. A bit of motor training inbetween the ...