Archive for July, 2015

Another great weekend training, winter special

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

25th 26th July Another great weekend of training. Saturday stronger SE winds, so we opted for ground handling and was this very fruitful. Everyone who attended learnt, that less is more. In strong winds little amount of input is very effective. Well done ...

Great weekend of training

Monday, July 20th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

18th 19th .7.2015 What a great weekend of training, Saturday a good few hours of ground handling, with new students Robyn, Michael and Ferde and more experienced students, forward and reverse launches and kiting the wing. Mastering the art or control ...

Training in Sunny Cape Town with a beautiful back drop

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

Some short flights from Meerendal but good to be back training and flying with such a beautiful back drop, light easterly winds good for reverse take offs, some doing forward. Later on as the wind got lighter we went ...

Slp flight, ground handling with new students

Saturday, July 11th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

     No flying this weekend but, A few of us squeaked in a flight from SLP Friday afternoon, some flew off TM, Saturday ground handling is always good, some new students starting and other perfecting the skills and trying out ...

Bike ride through the country side and an Birdmen braai

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

 Day 20, 4th July No flying but a bike ride with many others, stopping for lunch, riding through the forests was coolers, but on the start it was hot as hell, with all the leather kit on etc. 105 bikers starting ...

Three great days flying in Interlaken

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

Day 17,18,19 Travelling light. On the way through to Interlaken I stopped off at Advance to meet the team Valery and to introduce myself, all went well. Valery let test the Sigma 9.23 and the Advance lightness 2. WOW what a combination. Meeting up with ...

Flying Flums in 34 degrees

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

Day 16, 30th June Going with Thomas from Flycenter to Flums, another new place to fly for me Spectacular views going up with Cable car. The flight was just great, vario died but no problem, climbing to 2450m then crossing the valley ...