Archive for December, 2013

An Epic day in Portervile Fly with Andy part two

Monday, December 30th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Form Jorg Heute starten wir früh morgens in Capetown, um rechtzeitig für einen schönen XC-Tag am Startplatz in Porterville zu sein. Fast die ganze Gruppe ist zum ersten Mal hier. Barry und Michael machen eine gewohnt professionelle Gebietseinweisung mit Vorschlägen für ...

i.An Epic first day in Porterville with Fly with Andy group

Sunday, December 29th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunday 29th the first day in Porterville and what a day, exciting flights, and a lot of personal best. After setting all GPS’s to the right format, radio’s and a detailed briefing, we proceeded to launch. Waiting for the right ...

Last day in Sedge and Lion’s Head

Saturday, December 28th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Friday 27th last day in Sedge then back to Cape Town to try to fly Lions Head, Hermanus, if wind holds, then Porterville. We had a good day flying from Sedge with lots of gliders and Tandems, taking passengers for flips, ...

Christmas and Boxing day flying

Thursday, December 26th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Wednesday 25th Christmas day, Easterly picked up quickly so no flying we went around to different places to look but, no go. Time to relax, swim and let the wind pass and die down by late afternoon. We had a magical ...

Flying Sedge,Paradise, Dunes and Hotel

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th Christmas eve flying first Sedge view then later at Paradise ridge. Flying at sedge was great again, with many pilots at launch, our group practising some ground handling and top landings. Good thermals with clouds in ...

Flying Sedgeview then Paradise ridge

Monday, December 23rd, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunday 22nd second day of flying getting to launch early to do the logistics, briefing etc. We had a good time there, not being able to get too high but still having a great time, some pilots doing top landing ...

Fly with Andy new group

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Fly with Andy, Michael the group leader flying with us for the first time. Well come and we will have a good time.   A great start for the group!!!,  they were 7 hours delayed, only arriving at 6am on Saturday 21st ...

December Birdmen group last days

Saturday, December 21st, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Wednesday 18th  we tried Langebaan but he wind was to side on, Marjon went kite boarding while we had lunch and chilled out on the beach. Thursday 19th  Back to Porterville for the very last time, everyone had good flights. Some of ...

Flying Porterville area and Koringberg Tandem record XC

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunday 15th Cape Town area had low cloud base and stronger winds, we opted to drive to Porterville, everything good on arrival. Plan to fly North to Rhnosterhoek, very clam conditions for Porterville, thermic with light cloud suck making it easy ...

Sundowners and flying Porterville valley

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized |

After trying to do a late afternoon flight, wind way too strong, we went for sundowners at our secret location, God’s window. Tuesday 17th After a good dinner and sleep at our hotel, we ventured to take off, perfect conditions for a ...