Category: basic manoeuvres

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25/06/2006

Permalink 18:07:25, by admin Email , 254 words   English (ZA)
Categories: student, twin astir, basic manoeuvres, take offs & landings
An interesting, but also a very frustrating day. Due to various issues (that I'd rather not discuss here) gliding only started at 1:00 pm. The day started off cloudy with a light drizzle in the early hours of the morning. I walked the wing of the Twin to… more »

07/05/2006

Permalink 16:32:40, by admin Email , 368 words   English (ZA)
Categories: student, twin astir, motor falke, basic manoeuvres, take offs & landings
Starts off as cool day with a clear sky and a light north-westerly blowing. Arrived early and took a flight with instructor F(5) in the Falke. Tried the take off using 34L but didn't do too well, tail was all over the place. I took over from about 200 fe… more »

23/04/2006

Permalink 16:47:54, by admin Email , 381 words   English (ZA)
Categories: student, motor falke, basic manoeuvres, stalls & steep turns
Nice clear morning with a gentle North Westerly blow. Arrive at the airfield at 9:30 and wait for the instructor to arrive. One of the Falke's wing wheels is flat and much time is spent getting it fixed. Do a full pre-flight DI (daily inspection) with… more »

09/04/2006

Permalink 15:48:30, by admin Email , 210 words   English (ZA)
Categories: student, motor falke, basic manoeuvres, take offs & landings
Morning starts off cloudless and about 20°C. Arrive at 9:30 am, things are quiet gliding-wise, but lots of chatting. Sky starts to look better and at 11:00 am I'm off in the Falke with instructor F(4). He takes off (16R) and I spend about 45 minutes in t… more »

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