Archive for November, 2015

Good day in Porterville

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

25th Porterville Hi Ho, Hi Ho off to Porterville we go, to try and fly high and fare we go. On arrival the wind a little perky already, this was due to the wind squeezing through the top of the mountain and ...

Difficult day but we had a good time anyway

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

24th Maccassor Signal hill We tried all over the place, first trying to do some soaring at Maccassor sand cliffs, on the False Bay coast line, light and SW erly, we waited for an hour with no change, we then ...

Hermanus works again

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  23rd Hermanus Flying straight away as we arrived we had a window of opportunity of 3 hours to fly, a few top landing and flew again, while others later landed at the Marine hotel for lunch, the last gaggle flew off ...

Epic day at Lions Head

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

  22nd Lions Head What a classic day, after the wind was just too strong as SLP, we went straight to Lions head take off. Conditions just perfect, wind a little from the west, Ueli and I assisted the take offs, then ...

Good day in Porterville two start places

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

21st Porterville The only place to fly, on the way near Koringberg we saw a dark rain cloud over Porterville, I had my doughts, but rain was moving over and passing this area. We headed straight up to takeoff, as we got ...

Making the crossing Sedge to Paradise

Friday, November 20th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

18th Another great day, a healthy bacon and egg breakfast, then to Sedge view for a few hours and then to fly from Major Dad’s ramp. Well sedge was good allot of gliders flying, a very good thermal in ...

Flying Sedge Kleinkranz and Paradise

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

17th Leaving home to fly at 8am, arriving at Sedge view with more westerly, doing ground handling for an hour before myself and two other went out to test fly, it was good. The skies above Sedge where soon littered with ...

First day for paraworld flying two sites

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

Paraworld arrived on the morning of the 16th November, we are ready for them, straight from the airport to Hermanus, on arrival and after the briefing, I had a test flight, then we helped the other off, the wind ...

Last day for Stef’s group Flying Signal hill EPIC

Sunday, November 15th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

13th Last flying day with Stef’s group, Flying Cape Town, Signal hill, a small wait before takeoff, tandem launching and we slipped in between. Good winds WNW allowing to climb easily, we flew around for a while before deciding to ...

Sun downers, great day in Porterville

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized |

11th and 12th in Porterville, first day wind coming up the front but very side on, and higher the clouds where coming over the back from the east, we decided not to fly, the wind steadily increased during the day. We ...