Archive for November, 2018

Two good days in Poterville with Paraworld

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

21-11-18 First of three days in Porterville, a very good start most pilots getting low after start and climbing to 1300m from a low save. Porterville at its best. A lot of our group, flying this area for the first time and ...

Three site in one day with Paraworld, Hermanus, Betties Bay and SLP

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

19-11-18 Three sites in one day. Starting in Hermanus with a great thermic soaring flying, one or two whales but not very play full. Some trying the crossing with no luck, other practicing top landings and enjoying the views while flying around. Later wind ...

Reopening Koringberg

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

 before     After, great launch 18-11-18 Flying Koringberg after two years, a month after we rebuilt the site it burnt down, well the whole mountain went up in flames. With our Paraworld team we did a bit of gardening, cutting and clearing then putting ...

Epic day flying The Majestic Lions Head

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  16-11-18 Lions head produced for us, what a privilege to fly this majestic mountain in the city of Cape Town. A short walk to takeoff, conditions good, lots of pilots and tandems waiting to go, it was easy to get to the ...

Good times on Paradise then next day flying Sir Lowry’s Pass

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  14-11-18 After a good flight at Sedge we moved to Paradise ridge, the ramp. Well what can I say, the looks on the guys faces were priceless, I help all to have a good take off, there after they were on their ...

Two days at Sedge, flying over to Myoli beach

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

12/13-11-18 Flying Sedge, we had a good morning, then later the stable air mass moved it and shut everything down, a long day with some good flying. Great dinner, lamb chop braai and boerewors, with veg and salads to die for… Next day ...

Buffels Bay, Ellies Knysna Heads, Fillet braai

Sunday, November 11th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

11-11-18 Early start flying from the beach at Buffels bay, wind predicted to pick up quickly and east. Perfect for Buffels, we had a blast playing, launching from the beach and lots of new experiences, ground handling for some. While flying doing wing ...

Some difficult days, then Piketberg and Kardoesie

Saturday, November 10th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  3-11-18 A very stable pre frontal day, trying to fly at Signal hill, It was a strange day as pre frontal days are, we did fly but not long, then is got strong and had to stop. Tea and scones at the ...

New route from Piketberg to Malmesberg

Friday, November 2nd, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  2-11-18 A different flight plan, flying from Piketberg south. Easterly predicted and dropping during the day, but from 1200m a good NE prevailed, so we to advantage of this. Launching about 11.30 struggling at first but then broke through the inversion and ...

Good flights from Hermanus

Friday, November 2nd, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

29/30-10-18 Two days of non flying strong winds, with a front moving over Cape Town, shutting everything down. Time to recharge ones batteries, and chill. A great sunset flight in Hermanus launching at 6.30pm, with smooth lifting air, enjoying the last sun ...