Archive for January, 2019

Beautiful day in Hermanus

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

29-1-2019 No flying In Cape Town or Porterville, down to the waterfront for a few hours then the Blue Peter for drinks over looking the sea. Later for dinner to the  Blow Fish a very nice way to end the day. 30-12019 A early start to ...

Two classic XC days, Piketberg and Porterville

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

26-1-2019 Travel day strong east in Sedge, back to Cape Town then to Porterville area. 27-1-2019 A brilliant day at Piketberg, some having a few take offs, well, well the pilots went ski high, with some good constant climbs of 5/6 mps. A big group flying ...

Epic days in Sedge, Paradise, uplands and Buffels

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

 24-1-2019 Sedge cooking climbs to 950m by Bruno, flying all over the place with almost no sink, flying to Paradise, then to Myoli and back to take off.  Barry Peter to flew to Gerricka’s and along Paradise to KleinKrantz and back to Sedge Island. ...

Another Epic day flying all day, Sedge and Paradise dunes, Play ground of Note.

Thursday, January 24th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

23-1-2019 Today another special day, starting at Sedge, winds picked up and settled so all could fly. Then boom the clouds opened up and everything went up, including the pilots airborne, soon reaching over 700m but did not jump the gap as it was too ...

Three sites in one day, Sedge Holiday Inn and Paradise

Thursday, January 24th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

22-1-2019 Super good day’s flying, three sites in one day. Sedge thermic flying, Holiday Inn soaring, and Paradise ridge for scenic flying to Gerrickas point and back. Sedge was great as allot of our group did their first top landing, a proud moment, exciting and ...

Flying Sedge, Swimming, flying Sedge

Monday, January 21st, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

21-1-2019 Starting the day at Sedge, a bit of a wait, but then, boom it turned on and our group with good timing were in the air and enjoying the soft thermal lift, some top landings while others and a second flight. Well aware ...

Tour with Airzone, dream flight.

Monday, January 21st, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

Airzone Sergio/ Birdmen 19-1-2019 Arrival of Airzone, Sergio and his clients, driving directly to Sedge, dinner Espatada’s /Spierslie. Today breakfast at the Market, ground handling before flying, from 2.30pm we could lfy until sunset. Launching from the ramp, many opted for the full service launch. What an incredible ...

Perfect ending with 100% flying, cape Town, Sedgefield and Porterville

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

16-1-2019 Last flying day in Porterville and of this tour, an epic way to end, everyone flying very well, the day goes to Vlad never really flown XC or thermic flying.  I took him on a tandem instructional Xc flight yesterday. Well he flew like a ...

Tough day in Porterville Flying Tandem

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

15-1-19 Porterville conditions looking the same on the forecast but were clearly not, more Southerly winds in the air, and climbs not as good. Hitting the inversion at about 900m and top height of the day just over 1050m, not allowing us to cross ...

Flying Porterville crossing to Citrusdal

Monday, January 14th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized |

14-1-19 A blue day in Porterville, hoping to fly south, but on launch the wind was already SW, struggling at first and getting low we changed and flew north.  Bouncing against the inversion at 900m the glider shaking and active flying, then a corker ...