Archive for January, 2018

Flying two site in Cape Town Signal hill and Lions Head

Monday, January 29th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  29-1-2018 A late start before going to Signal hill and later to Lions Head, Signal hill was good lots with of tandems flying, we could fly for about an hour with light thermals. Lions Head was also flyable but one had to ...

Day two in Porterville flying Flat lands

Monday, January 29th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

28-1-2018 A very light wind day in Porterville, Aha, plans plans, setting a task to fly South to the end of the ridge, back to Porterville then into the flats to Piketberg, along the N7 to Eendekuil and onto to Rhnosterhoek. First ...

First day in Porterville with our new group

Saturday, January 27th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Martin Siegel and Birdmen group Our group arrived yesterday during the day, while we were flying with Airzone. Going out for a sunset dinner, with the views of the kite surfer and Clouded in Table Mountain in the back drop. We live ...

Magical four hour flight at SLP to sun set

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  21/1/2018 After a long day we finally got to fly and boy was it good. Up early to try and fly Llandudno but the wind was too strong early then off to Sir Lowry’s pass, the wind was coming up the front ...

Last two days in Sedge

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  19/1/2018 Light drizzle in the morning, a relaxing time until the sun came out. The only place to fly was Sedge, we had the ridge, bar two other pilots, with lots of top landing and skill flying, we had a great time. 20/1/2018 Breakfast ...

Sedge crossing to Gerricka’s and Paradise ridge

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

18/1/2018 Back to Sedge view for the first part of the day flying, The masses arrive again groups from all over the place, students and tandem flying, but actually not too bad in the skies. Later in the day base ...

Three sites in one day

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  16/1/2018 An early day to Buffels bay, we had the beach to ourselves, strongish conditions but doable, later we kited and ground handled on the beach and could also launch from there as well. Flying for 2.5 hours before the wind increased ...

Great Paradise ridge day and evening at Sedge

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  15/1/2018 Strong Westerlies in the morning there for a late lie in and a relaxed breakfast. Stopping off at Holiday Inn, lots of white caps and stronger winds, but the wind dropped very quickly, we decided to launch from Major Dad’s ramp, ...

Day Two, flying SLP and Sedge

Monday, January 15th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  14/1/2018 On route to Sedgefield we flew Sir Lowry’s pass for 2.5 hours, arriving with a steady wind for easy launches, fighting to stay up at first, but then the thermals popped, flying to Hanskop and Moordenaars. As the wind increased at ...

Classic first day with Airzone, Hermanus and Betties Bay

Sunday, January 14th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  Airzone Sergio 2018 Sergio arrived with his group on the 12th  23h00, arriving home a beer and a briefing before hitting the bed. Up early the next day to fly in Hermanus and later Betties Bay, well our plan was perfect. Flying Hermanus ...