Archive for April, 2018

Winter Porterville flying, soft thermals

Thursday, April 26th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  22/4/2018 High flights. Porterville looking very good for student flying, with low winds predicted from the NW. A good and detailed briefing by all instructors, inspections done on the gliders and pre flights checks complete, one by one, Pulling the glider up, with ...

Dune soaring and SLP high flights

Thursday, April 26th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  A full days of flying. SLP, one student flew before it blew out quickly, looking at the MET, we decided to go to Langebaan for dune soaring. Great decision, perfect condition, for flights for Virginia. All students having a fantastic day of soaring ...

First flights what an amazing experience

Thursday, April 26th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  8/4/2018 Ground handling and first flights After a few hours of ground handling the students were eager to go for their first flights, starting off lower, then the last flight of the day, much higher. Well, well, this is why us Instructor, instruct. Handling ...

More students and more ground handling, fun and excitement

Sunday, April 1st, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  29/3/2018 More ground handling, for a few hours, and two new students started their journey of flight. With light conditions in the beginning then being able to kite the wings it was a grand days for all. Some students, were all arms, trying ...