Archive for March, 2014

First group of new students Ground handling

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Wednesday evening we had a group of new student around for a introduction and sign up for the Basic paragliding course. Friday being a public holiday straight into ground handling, the new pilots to be, Miles, Lance, Benoit, Trudi and Philip. ...

Last day of our tour Hermanus

Sunday, March 16th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Saturday 15th our last flying day with this group, as they depart for home and carry on with their travels to Kruger Park etc. We left home at 7am to make sure we arrived before the wind picked up, we were ...

Mixed group last day in Porterville Mountain and flat land flying

Friday, March 14th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Friday 14th back to Porterville conditions on various forecast looking good, low winds but also inversion at 1500m. Launching about 12 O clock, getting a pritty good climb right side of takeoff, the group already flying over Dasklip pass. The ...

Two new exciting places, we flew.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Wednesday 12th flying Porterville wind quite side on, southerly, we launched flew around for a while but being forced to fly down wind, not doing any major XC, we had a short day landed and headed home. Thursday 13th everyone ...

Flying Porterville with new personal bests.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Monday 10th off to Porterville for a few days and a bit of XC flying, two more pilots joined us from, Le Reunion Island, Benjamin Clemance. Most of them have not flown Porterville before, exciting stuff. The wind was SSW a little ...

An exciting day and SLP and Lion’s head

Saturday, March 8th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Friday 7th a good day in Cape Town, first going to Sir Lowry’s pass arriving with low cloud, a quick cup of coffee and a muffin then back to launch. Take off clear and the valley clearing, a little breezy ...

Two days at Sedge and a quicky from Gerricka’s

Thursday, March 6th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Tuesday 4th First day at sedge with this group, the skies clouded in then opened up, post frontal conditions, this day should be good. After flying around for a while, the puffy cloud started to form, Danny climbed to 480m asl ...

International mixed group flying Hermanus

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Our new group have arrived, coming from,  USA near Seattle, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland. Our first day of flying, Monday we headed to Hermanus, as the South Easter is back in Cape Town, leaving Blouberg at 7.30am, arriving two hours later ...

The day to remember, last day with Action Air Sports, Llandudno

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Thursday and Friday 29th we had bad luck with conditions, forecast looking good but with a strong inversion, nothing much happened, we tried different places but no luck. At sedge view we did fly but not staying up for ...