Archive for November, 2017

After a fews days off, back to Porterville

Thursday, November 30th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  30-11-2017 A few days off, before the next group arrives, Bernt, Hans Alan and myself slipped off to a flight in Porterville. Very inverted making it difficult to climb high, our big plans were squashed, so we had a nice flight to ...

New records and PB set in Porterville

Sunday, November 26th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

25-11-207 Last flying day, Porterville looking very good, very light on launch but good thermal in the flats, the better pilots launched early to get a good start. Soon all were high above the peaks on their way toward Bumpy, Citrusdal ...

More good days in Porterville

Sunday, November 26th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

23/24-11-2017 Still flying in the Porterville valley, but not flying to Clanwilliam as the winds would pick up quickly and strong. More personal bests flown by Martin 26kms almost tripling is first XC distance, Launent on a A glider Ozone mojo ...

Great day in Porterville few Personal bests

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  22-11-2017 Flying Porterville, post frontal conditions, clouds with odd rain showers in the flats, in the morning, waiting until we had more blue holes before launching. The day improved as the hours ticked by, I was flying with the lead group, on ...

Three sites in one day

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  20-11-2017 Three sites in one day. Starting off at Roy’s ramp, and flying Paradise ridge for a few hours, Martin doing his personal best flight ever, a man so excited is really good to see, well done Martin. Everyone had good launches and ...

Sedge view, Gerrickas and Buffels bay

Monday, November 20th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

       19-11-2017   Sedge was the first stop, with some good thermals we climbed to 420m ASL, trying to fly across to Gerrickas point, but just not enough to get across. Lots of top landing wing overs and just having fun flying.   Then trying ...

Flying Paradise from Kleinkranz, and some walking

Monday, November 20th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

18-11-2017 Flying Paradise ridge, launching from Kleinkranz as the wind was SWerly and about 20/25 kliometers, Some a bit skeptical with the wind strength, but later flew any way, it only take time to get used the wind strength. The first few ...

Epic day at Buffels bay 4 hours of bliss

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  17-11-2017 First day in Sedgefield, we had an absolute blast in Buffels bay,  soaring for hours ground handling learning big ears and cobra launches.  Everyone having a blast. Launching from the beach, impressed everyone, we flew from 10am to 14H30, then the ...

Two days site seeing, then Piketberg very good day

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

14/15-11-2017 Next two days no flying due to Strong SE erly winds everything blown out, one day we did a Cape Point drive and stopping off at all the scenic places. Next day the group splashed out at the Water front, Aquarium, ...

Arrival of Paraworld, Timo and the gang, two cracking days

Monday, November 13th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized |

  12/11/2017 Arrival of Paraworld  Timo and the gang, a quick stop at Birdmen’s nest, the lodge, then flying at Langebaan dunes. On arrival wind perfect, some keen eager beavers, quickly laid out and where off into the distance, soaring like the sea ...