Following hot on the heels of the return of the South Easter we were given a good old thrashing this weekend as the summer wind climaxed in fantastic fashion on Saturday. As predicted the wind held the entire week and as I speak looks settled to hold for the next 2 days at least and
Finally, a long lost friend returned on the weekend. After months of awaiting the summer blow known in these parts as the South Easter, or Suid Ooster in the Afrikaans language, came throttling through on Sunday and looks set to stay for the next week at least, and possibly for the next 10 days if
Apologies for not updating, but been a wee bit too busy at the moment. Nice report on the AFC website, check it out and enjoy a good read. However here are some shots from the weekend, to compliment their report. Once again a big thank you to AFC for a very well organised and well
The howling South Easter battering it’s way through Hout Bay this morning, looks set to stay for the weekend, as the cold front that blipped on the radar looks like it could fade away and allow the southerly winds to prevail for the whole weekend. Saturday definitely lightning up, but Friday and Sunday looking peachy at this
Sound like a constant theme, but once again we got thrown a cold front late into the summer season. A pretty useful North Wester blew up on Saturday morning and we made a head long rush for Chapman’s Peak hoping to pull off the long abandoned last aerobatics league. On getting there first I had
Two Oceans Slope Soarers Aerobatic Event 2011 is alive and well and on the go, on the last weekend of January 2011. …29 and 30th January to be quite precise. Entries to be opened this Wednesday 24th November 2010 at midday. Some nice new maneuvers added to the list with increased K-factors should you choose it.
Springs unsettled weather pulled through this weekend again as Saturday produced a wonderful days flying up at Kommetjie on a South Wester, following a frontal system, all to common at this late stage in the year, when the order for the day should be moderate to strong South Eaters unabated. Most guys flew just about
Hi Guys If your not signed up yet for Hermanus 2010 Fly in, best do it sooner than later as Hermanus registration closes this weekend, Sunday to be precise…. and it is somewhat more expensive to pay on the day. See you there soon. Just a few sleeps left! Things to look forward to –
Our Aerobatics league is taking a bit of a hammering as our spring conditions continue. Saturday was the planned league event, but all the forecasts on Windfinder etc, showed a poor wind attendance, if at all. Bugger that we thought, lets just get out there and see what transpires. Kommetjie was it’s beautiful self and the
Great weekends slope soaring. Both Saturday and Sunday deliverering the goods. Vector 111 maiden flight, warbird combat, Bee Combat, and plenty of laughs. Pics tell the story. Result: Happy slopers! Thanks to Brendan for snapping these pretty darn awesome shots.