Archive for February, 2016

Flying pieketberg 128kms

Monday, February 29th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

28th Feb Last day with this remaining group of AAS. Flying from Piketberg something different and some flat land and mountain flying. The task was big and some difficult sections, with light winds most of the day, Flying south to ...

1x 160km 12 x over 100km, by 7 pilots, dune soaring

Friday, February 26th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

26th Feb To recap on our Porterville trip, a record time. 1 flight of 160kms and 12 flights of over 100kms flown by 7 pilots, Epic. Time to play again, after 4 great days in Porterville, flying at the dunes, not ...

Three cracker days in Porterville, 7 pilots over 100kms and 160kms

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  22nd , 23rd and 24th Flying in Porterville, three great days with light winds, this is not common, well we took advantage of this. We had lots of personal best form pilots who never flown xc before and flying for 2.5 ...

Two good days in hermanus

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

20th Feb Market day, a great place for breakfast which we really enjoyed. Leaving Sedge due to a non flying day and strong Westerly winds. We popped in at Hermanus on the way home and had a great 2hours flight. Flying on a ...

Game park, Sedge and Lightning show

Friday, February 19th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  17th Feb Non flying day, a late breakfast then enjoying a game drive at Botlierskop. The drive of three hours was very interesting, viewing lots of different animals and four of the Big Five. Spotting lots of different Antelope such as Springbok ...

Sedge and Paradise in one day

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  16th Feb Flying Sedge view from 10.30am some have two flights, others top landing like Rob about 12 times, he has this down to perfection. Thermic flying with many pilots in is daunting, keeping a watchful eye on everyone. Some not ...

Lions Head to Table Mountain

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  15th Feb Lions Head was the choice for the day, a good SWerly, briefing at landing and takeoff and how to cross over to TM. Well we had to wait a while before conditions to improve and the light rain shower pass. ...

Return of AAS 12th time, epic first days flying

Sunday, February 14th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  13th Feb Arrival of Action Air Sports, great to see them back for the 12th year in a row. First days flying was just fantastic, flying at Langebaan ridge soaring, the wind picked up and we thought it might blow out but ...

Porterville Xc and personal bests

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

9th , 10th , and 11th flying in Porterville Well the winds were not correct to the forecast, it turned more southerly earlier, but we still had good flying, with today more personal best. Norbert never flown Xc flying 24kms a fantastic ...

Porterville, wine tasting and lunch

Monday, February 8th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

7th Feb Porterville for the day, flying from Pampoenfontein to Rhenosterhoek, with light winds and easy starts we headed south first to Porterville then back. Some having a second flight and lucky them, as Hulgar, flew his personal best for ...