Archive for January, 2014

Cape point drive, Safari and Hermanus

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunday 27th The south Easter was back and Hermanus also not flyable, we looked at Maccassor a soaring place but with little hope, arriving the wind was strong, so we drove around the coast line to Cape Point then back ...

Two days of Classic flying Lion’s Head to TM and Hermanus

Saturday, January 25th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Firday 25th arriving at Lions Head landing for a briefing and a flight plan, as the wind seem to be SW, driving up the wind came more from WNW so we went to Signal hill, tandems started flying, two ...

Last two day in Sedge field Wilderness area

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Wednesday 23rd a late breakfast and a very hot day, getting to Sedge view launch, with very little wind, a strong inversion and clearly one can see a very stable day, therefore not looking too good for thermal flying and ...

Flight Connection New group day one and two

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Flight Connection Simon Penz and his group arrived Monday 20th morning, at Cape Town International, we headed straight up to Wilderness area, as Cape Town’s SE was starting to blow again. Arriving at Dona bay with a few gliders in the ...

Fly with Andy Porterville last three days

Sunday, January 19th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 17th   flying Porterville. Three good days, Wednesday doing the normal take off to Rhnosterhoek run, some mastering the conditions and others battling, not used to flying close the mountain and flying in thermic bumpy air un like ...

Fly with Andy grp 2 at Sir Lowr’s pass

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Tuesday 14th sedge not looking to good, so we decided to head back to Cape Town, stopping off at Sir Lowry’s pass for a flight, and spending the rest of the day there. The first flights were foofies, but later ...

Fly with Andy grp 2 having the best Sedge and Paradise can offer

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Monday 13th Wow, absolutely fantastic day, one of the best day at sedge view for a long time. Arriving with light conditions a few guys took off without success and landed shortly, the thermals came in cycles sometimes good and other ...

Fly with Andy group 2 Hermanus and Sedgeview

Sunday, January 12th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

After dropping off the last group we collected the new Swiss group, over a few beers a briefing and discussion how everything works. Early Saturday morning a 2 hour drive to Hermanus, on arrival the wind stronger than the day before ...

Last days with Fly with Andy group 1

Sunday, January 12th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, bad conditions Rain and Stronger NW winds, this is not normal for Cape Town this time of the year, the bad weather stretched all over the Western and Eastern Cape. Cooking in the traditional potjie pot on ...

Flying Maccassor and visiting Cape Point

Monday, January 6th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Monday 6th a difficult decision, with rain and windy conditions, we opted for a new site Maccassor as we were a big group, and Lion’s head was not working again. I contacted the law enforcement, to be on patrol in ...