Archive for February, 2015

Porterville Hermanus Porterville Excellent two weeks of flying

Saturday, February 28th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  25th Feb Porterville day 3 Porterville produces yet another good day for some, others finding it a little difficult and landed after a few kilometers. The die hards flew well clocking up good distances and air time. Distances flown between 85 ...

Two good days in Porterville Personal bests

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

23rd Feb Porterville day1 Smoke everywhere in the Porterville valley, many fires burning, increasing the already hot days, big inversion, so take off was slow. Once we took off it was good, Hans was the first then the rest followed soon after, ...

Fantastic day flying at Paarl Rock

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

22nd Feb Paarl Rock then Maccassor, Spier A new site for AAS, quick drive to Paarl, four days before a fire ripped through the area and burnt half the mountain, changing the thermic activity. After a briefing we prepared, with a good ...

Last day in Sedge what a dream day Sedge then Paradise

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  20th Feb Sedge Paradise ridge WOW what a day, flying all day. Sedge was good from the beginning, good thermals, higher up the wind more form the east, now again a Fish Eagle would show us the good thermal spots, climbing to ...

New site for Action Air Sports Brenton on Sea

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

19th Feb Brenton on sea Another difficult day predicted WSW strongish, we looked but then went home until the conditions settled; a few of us went again after 2 hours to Kleinkranz, still a little strong but better direction. We call the ...

Difficult day but we flew Holiday Inn

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

18th Feb Sedge then Holiday Inn Weather looking ok, but with a big spike increased winds about 2pm, arriving at sedge with lots of pilots some just taking to the skies. In the distance we could see something approaching fast we ...

Another epic day at Hartenbos

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

17th Feb Hartenbos with Action Air Sports A late morning with a great breakfast form Candice bacon and eggs, arriving at Hartenbos with a few white caps, but a bit light, ground handling for a while the lift off. We flew for ...

AAS Hartenbos with strong ESE winds

Monday, February 16th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  16th Feb More Easterly predicted and picking up quickly, an early start and arriving at Hartenbos with a few white caps, wind already perky on takeoff so we launched from the beach, some opted not to fly thinking it was too ...

Arrival of Action Air Sports Feb 2015

Monday, February 16th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Action Air Sports Saturday 14th Feb 10.30pm Action Air Sports arrived, a few snacks and a welcome briefing with a few beers before bed and a good night’s rest, the next day 15th , we took to the road and drove ...

Some great days flying in Porterville

Friday, February 13th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

12th Feb The day looking good, with a NW on launch, the day before we had to wait a long time but this day we launched soon after arriving. First flying towards Porterville and South to the end of the ridge, then ...