Archive for March, 2017

Students flying well in Hermanus, great flying day

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

28/3/17 Hermanus produced again today, some students and guiding and a lot of local pilots, enjoying the beautiful panoramic views of Hermanus. Light wind with good thermals taking us up to 520masl, most flying around doing a few kilometers to the ...

Students go big, big skies in Porterville

Monday, March 27th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

25/3/17 Time for the students to get some big air, Porterville, this time of the year one can still climb high, with light thermals and clam air. Three flights for the day, but what an experience for the guys and girls. The ...

Meerendal and Hermanus great student flying

Monday, March 27th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  22,23/3/17 Two good days at Meerendal, thermal flying and getting good air time. Doing speed bar, big ears, spot landings and enjoying the days flying. Complimented by a good bottle for chardonnay wine. 24/3/17 A very good training day in Hermanus, with only two ...

Students flying Hermanus and SLP

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  21/3/17 More ground handling, for the guys before flying Hermanus. Light conditions on launch and the students did forward take offs, with very hot stable conditions we were only able to make a few passes before dropping out. Well they did lots of ...

Beginning of Students 2017 training

Saturday, March 18th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Students 2017 Beginning of our Student season, with a good first intake the ground handling begins a few days at Dolphin beach and a day at Le med. Excitement as the glider first comes up over head with a forward pull up, ...

Last few days of our tour and Epic ending

Sunday, March 12th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  9/3/17 Non flying day, a Safari an hour from Cape Town. After a late morning a health breakfast we set off, arriving in the Worchester area it was a warm day, a lunch before being fed to the Lions, I mean before ...

Langebaan and Porterville flying

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

5/3/17 Trying to Fly Llandudno, to north and strong, Signal hill was very good, almost all in the air at the same time with the tandems. Very busy. We spent the afternoon flying Langebaan dunes, this is so cool. Very good conditions, everyone ...

Last day on Paradise ridge, flying Signal hill and Lions head

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  3/3/17 Last day in Sedge, flying Paradise ridge. Launching from the ramp, soaring along the beautiful cliffs to Gerrickas, the sea gulls cruising past us at speed, 100’s of Dolphins playing in the surf, feeding and jumping out of the water. Most flew ...

Two days at Sedge view, beautiful scenary

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

28/2/17 Swimming at Gerricka's A day spent at Sedge, conditions very inverted and stable, Oudtshoorn being 40 degrees over the back mountains. This creates very stable conditions, not good for us to thermal. We did flying but not for long. We instead ...