Archive for November, 2014

Signal Hill, Lions head to TM

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunday 30th Nov a later start, flying in Cape Town at Signal hill, Tandems flying one after the other while we watched and for conditions to improve, we had a little flight before it swung SW. Then moving ...

Porterville XC 122.8kms and 5hrs 55

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Jim and Dave arrived the last day with Paraworld and we had a great day at Sir Lowy’s pass. Next day Jim Dave Christian and myself headed to Porterville, picking up Malanie our reteive driver, doing this for the first time ...

Flying Sir Lowry’s Pass and last flying day for Paraworld

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Friday 28th Flying in the Cape Town area, Sir Lowry’s Pass arriving at 9.30am with a light winds perfect up the front. First was smiley, testing the skies, with nice cumulous in the valley, and as usual up he went, ...

Xc from Piketberg low air time pilots doing well

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Tuesday 25th a new launch site, Piketberg, wind starting off East then going WSW, very good conditions. A few got away on the first launch while others struggled and had multiple flights, then finally getting high and off they ...

Two great XC days in Porterville

Monday, November 24th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Sunday 23rd Porterville here we come, the day looking very good, first time for this group, so a detailed briefing was needed. Launching about 11am first was Smiley up, up he went, the rest followed but taking their time, most ...

Another great day, Sedge view, Paradise to Sedge Island

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Friday 21st As usual first stop at Sedge, but this time trying different flights to add spice into our flying, only being able to get about 400m asl flying to the left of take off and trying to fly over ...

Brenton on Sea then Sedge

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Thursday 20th rain in the morning so we decided to go to Benton on Sea, wind a little side on wsw but flyable, a few had a flight scratching the bushy cliffs to stay aloft, some ended on the ...

Sedge, Holiday Inn to Gerricka’s beach

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Wednesday 19th back to Sedge for a few hours, gaining 350m asl, trying to cross but wind a little too much Sw erly, then headed to the Holiday Inn, a new site. Some had a second flight as the wind ...

Over 6 hours of flying, Sedge, Paradise and Holiday Inn

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Tuesday 18th what a day, starting off at Sedge with a lecture and demo on ground handling in strong winds and kiting the wing. Then it started the trees rustled and off we went into the big blue, working our way ...

Playing in Paradise on Paradise then sedge

Monday, November 17th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized |

Monday 17th a later start, with a healthy Bacon and egg breakfast, then directly to Major Dad’s ramp on Paradise ridge. The wind was perfect, some interesting launches while the lower air time, we, Dominique and myself did a full service ...