Ideas of a decent weekend of sloping ahead were quickly dashed with a dirth of wind once again, but the chance to just get outdoors was grabbed at. Luckily a few of us found some lift off the Kommetjie site in light South West lift that improved slightly with the day. It still took some
The Black Eagle Trophy PSS Festival Hosted by Two Oceans Slope Soarers Cape Town, June 19th and 20th 2010 THE IDEA The Black Eagle Trophy PSS Festival flew gracefully into the annals of the Cape slope soaring scene over the weekend of the 19th and 20th June 2010. With 21 pilots entered, the event promised
Black Eagle Trophy article on the way, just awaiting final photography but…. In the meantime however and following the PSS weekend we were delivered a howling cold South Easter slap bang in the middle of winter, which meant a trek up to the St James site as Red Hill was past the point of being
Which is the RC model?
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