Archive for November, 2016

Last flying day with Paraworld

Saturday, November 26th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  25/11/16 Last day and last day of flying for Paraworld, some very tiered pilots, opted not to fly and do tour of Cape Town and visit Table Mountain. They had a very interesting day and lots of fun. While I took the ...

Lions Head and her beauty

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

23/11/16 Driving back from Sedgefield as we had rain and Westerly winds, on route we had allot of rain pelting down creating a river in the road  arriving,  Cape Town also grey a blowing. A quick meal braai prepared for the guys, ...

Flying Sedge, Holiday Inn and Buffels Bay

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  21/11/16 Sedge, Holiday Inn and Buffels Bay Another great day’s flying, first flying Sedge View with light thermals and to practice top landings. The wind was from the Sw and slowly turned sse, trying to fly over to Myoli beach but ran ...

Another Epic day on Paradise, play ground at Buffels bay

Sunday, November 20th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  19/11/16 After a good breakfast at the farmers market, heading straight to Paradise ridge again, launching from the ramp, a bit more comfortable, as the first day some were very stressed of the ramp launch.   Everyone doing good pull-ups and away, again ...

Flying between the rain showers at Sedge and Epic day at Paradise ridge

Sunday, November 20th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  17/11/16 After a good night’s rest, everyone keen to fly, with full cloud cover the thermals still worked well at Sedge view. We flew all day with a few rain sheets in between lasting for only about 5 minutes per shower, wind ...

Flying Piketberg and Porterville

Sunday, November 20th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

14/11/16 With easterlies predicted in Porterville we flew Piketberg, we had a great day everyone getting lots of flights and some one, but flew for hours. Due to military air constrictions we had to stay low but we still had a fantastic ...

Arrival of Paraworld

Sunday, November 20th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Arrival of Paraworld Dominique 11/11/16 Arrival of Paraworld, welcome to the howling SE erly’s,  Cape Town is being blown away, Clouds pouring down table mountain, dramatic and beautiful. Every activity in Cape Town has been shut down, one has to travel a few hours ...

Bouncing in the inversion in Porterville

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

7/10/16 XC time, off to Porterville for three days, today was difficult with a low inversion, making it a bit bumpy with  ssw winds also adding the technical flying. Some of the group landed at bumpy and two of us at ...

Hermanus to Standford

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

  5/10/16 We tried Porterville but were disappointed as the wind was very south and strong on the ground, we then headed for Franschoek, but the wind slightly over the back. We opted for a coffee and chill for the rest of ...

Sir Lowry’s Pass and Dune flying

Friday, November 4th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized |

2/10/16 The Epic SLP flying site, Sir Lowry’s Pass. We had a good day, but in the beginning it was difficult to read, but after an hours or so conditions settled and was great. Some venturing north to the higher peaks ...