Archive for June, 2014

SLP another good days training

Monday, June 30th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Pepe Sunday 29th Kirsten Sunday light Westerly’s great for Sir Lowry’s pass arriving at 9am being able to do a detailed briefing and watch the conditions get better, as usual Kirsten first off on a glide to landing. Pepe Other soon followed, later on ...

First flights for Riaan and Pepe

Monday, June 30th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Trudi, Phillip, Riaan, Pepe and Benjamin Saturday 28th June PepePepe With a light SE erly back to our training slope, two new guys up for their first flights Riaan and Pepe. PepePepe Conditions very good with a few mock take offs before the real deal.  RiaanRiaan ...

Another two getting high first flights

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Benjamin Keen but cautious the ground handling a little more tricky than what they thought, after the second day things were coming together, with good forward launches and a few reverse launch tries, being able to kite the glider above their ...

Getting high Conrad on his first flights

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

After the all paper work, simulated flight and lots of ground handling, it was time to take the first flights. Conrad was ready for anything, eager to get into the skies on his own, unpacking, doing preflight checks after clipping in, with light  ...

Mastering the ground handling

Sunday, June 8th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Some non flying weekends, but being able to ground handle, at least one of the weekend days, a very important part of learning to fly and becoming a good pilot. It’s also a lot of fun, once one learns to work ...