Check out Springfield Soaring Blog for some great pics and comments by Dave Greer in Durban, who remains a great and loyal supporter of slope soaring and these event events and was in attendance on the weekend. http://springfieldchickens.blogspot.com/ Thanks Dave! Pic from my cellphone in the early morning, and what an awesome place for a
EPP combat. cooking. awesome. brilliant fun. Marc’s plastic being chased by my plastic. click on pic to see the larger version as it really is a beaut Thanks to Peter Vergeer for the great shot Plastic fantastic foamies
Eat your heart out!
How do you judge that for scale 10 micro servos just for the wings. Bet you can’t spot the joins? Sorry KEV it supposed to be a powered plane not a powered bird! Good effort though! Thats why its called the Black Eagle festival.
A small group of guys who were not tied up in the building shed, had really great sessions on Saturday and Sunday up at Chapmans peak, with lovely North Westers bending to Westerlies, but still producing ice cold and stable lift. We had the chance too get some photographs done on what looks to be
After losing the first set of photographs, here is the EPP Spitfire done in the silver colours as flown by the Czech and Israelis. Flies like a dream, fast as sin, well faster than the BEE wing, and seems to be able to take a tap to a certain degree. However on one combat session
Straight from SAMAA, the final Matrix of non-flying days relevant to the stadiums and within 5 Nautical Miles of the stadiums during the FIFA world cup. Note for Signal Hill and the relevant days, and it seems the security will be taken very, very seriously.
Two Gripen fighters making their way along Paarden Island this morning from the container section of the harbor. Looking awfully new and sparkly. Naturally going to Ysterplaat Air force base, but where did they come from and what were they doing in the container area? and are they Cape Towns answer to air defense during
I know there have been many of these around, but this must rate as one of the best. Full scale tug tow glider aerobatics. Just watch the energy retention that is managed throughout the whole display and specifically the 8 point roll and the outside maneuver switches. Stunning!IMHO. Makes me wish I could fly an
Took a gander up to Signal Hill this lunchtime to have a look at the Noon day gun going off. 64000 plus shots since the first day these particular cannons were dragged up the hill and stationed there. Have to admit rather embarrassingly that as a Kaapie in all my years I had never ventured