Archive for December, 2018

Three good days in Porterville

Monday, December 31st, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

28th, 29th and 30th Flying Porterville, first lots of info, briefings, info over load for some, preparing early and waiting for a good time to launch. Some pilots, first time in Porterville struggled, while others enjoyed their flights. Second day better flights more ...

Absolutely epic flying every day

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  23-12-18 Sent all day at sedge, this place is amazing, it’s the most consistent working site in the area. Big enough for all, top landings, touch and goes thermaling and improving ones skills. We flew taking a break flying again, until everyone was ...

Three sites in one day

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

21-12-18 Three sites in one day, Sedge, Paradise and Buffels bay. Sedge thermic flying, honing ones skills, top landings and flying with lots of other pilots, some climbing to cloud base, getting views that extend for ever. Paradise ridge SE but good to ...

Day 2 Classic day at Sedge and Buffels Bay

Thursday, December 20th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

20/12/18 Another classic day of flying. First from Sedge Andrea and Birgit doing their first ever top landings, others trying to get high to fly across to Gerrickas point and along Paradise, but one needs the height first. Some clouds formed and ...

First days flying with Fly with Andy Birdmen group

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

Fly with Andy and Birdmen 18/12/18 Collecting Micheal Siegal and his group driving directly to Sedgefield, wind too west and gusty to fly, well a few beers to relax and a nice fire and braai to set the mood for the next ...

Flying Koringberg agian after two years

Sunday, December 16th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  15/12/18 Some having Dinner at the water front, while the rest of us went to Moyo. The Swiss part of our group left early morning back to Icy Switzerland, the hanger on’s came flying, Koringberg was the place to be, with light ...

Beautiful sut set and great day in Porterville

Thursday, December 13th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

12/12/18 Non flying day, forecast looked ok, well flyable, but it was clearly NOT. A fantastic sunset as the day ended. 13/12/18 A good day from Pampoenfontein to Clanwilliam, launching before the Comp pilots, a little early for some and landed shortly. A second ...

Soaring the Dunes for 5 hours, Kommettjie epic flight

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

  10/12/18 The group keen for some  beach soaring, LANGEBAAN was very good all day. Roger G flew all day just on 5 hours consistently, a few of us ventured to Mykenos and back a few times. A few seals playing in the surf, ...

Two good days at Sir Lowry’s Pass

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

7/12/18 Sedge was calling again, after some more tandem flights with Jaco, we had some rain so we decided to leave and head home to Cape Town, stopping off at Sir Lowry’s pass for a look and guess what the wind ...

Sedge and Paradise ridge

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized |

5/12/18 Trying to fly Paradise forecast looking good, but wind was more SE, ESE a few of us flew but is was technical, some top landing but others bottom lands and went for a swim. Easy day then flying Sedge the rest ...