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.
You see the weekend coming and get all into a lather. Weathers looking good and a mates droppoing in from Jo’burg. Time to take a day off from the orofice and get up on the hill on a weekday. Two happy slopers ventured up to Chappies at Friday midday, but the West had already kicked
From the wild and wooly weekend before to the sublime this weekend! Just love slope soaring for the diversity that it offers with constant condition changes and the need to follow the natural vagaries for the best results. Saturday delivered something akin to a sparrows fart so some fast and furious building and repairs took place.
Darn, if this is spring they can keep it! Saturday dawned beautiful and warm, however the wind failed to raise any steam and the few of us who gathered up at Kommetjie had to amuse ourselves with time spent hunting thermals in hot and bumpy conditions. Sunday morning heralded the approaching storm, with the gas
Based on the success of the Black Eagle PSS Trophy in June this year, we have had a squiz at the rules and revisions have been made to ensure that this event will be as much a flying event as a building inspired PSS event. Notably differing classes have been created with wing loading parameters created
What a lucky bunch of chaps out on the slope this weekend. Friday was Heritage day, or heretic day depending on which one you prefer, and the lads took to the slope and Red Hill produced some magic, by all accounts, with a brilliant show of summertime sunshine, with medium and cool lift. By the evening,
Spring is sprung, the grass is ris. I wonders where the birdies is. They say the birds is on the wing. Ain’t that absurd? I always thought the wing was on the bird. – annonymous And so we found ourselves in a windless Saturday watching a frontal system approach for Sunday, which will mostly kill