Category: dimona

23/07/2006

Permalink 16:36:45, by admin Email , 313 words   English (ZA)
Categories: student, dimona, cross-country
So I arrive at 9:15 am. Not a sole in sight. Moments later another member arrives and he gives me a quick 20 minute pax flight in his Lambada motor glider. Awesome aeroplane. Climbs like a demon. At about 5500 ft, just above cloud level, he turns back an… more »

14/05/2006

Permalink 19:52:35, by admin Email , 282 words   English (ZA)
Categories: student, twin astir, dimona, take offs & landings
Arrived at 9:30am and everything was very quiet. Took a nice 42 minute P2 seat flight in one of the another member's Dimona motor glider. Did alright on the takeoff, practiced some thermalling and a few steepish turns. Nice and cheap and only really need… more »

02/04/2006

Permalink 14:03:45, by admin Email , 128 words   English (ZA)
Categories: student, dimona, basic manoeuvres
Overcast with a cloud ceiling of about 4000 ft and almost no wind. With no change in the weather I head to the airfield at about 09:45 SAST. When I arrive a half and hour later it is dead quiet, not one member is there, other than one guy who owns shares… more »