Category: thermaling & soaring

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28/10/2007

Permalink 18:00:00, by admin Email , 114 words   English (ZA)
Categories: take offs & landings, thermaling & soaring, blanik L13
Busy day at the airfield. Rather lekker after the small groups of members showing up in the weeks/months before. The day included a pax flight (a dude from Scotland) and we even acquired a new member. Unfortunately for me I was rather miffed, to p… more »

13/10/2007

Permalink 17:30:00, by admin Email , 16 words   English (ZA)
Categories: student, take offs & landings, thermaling & soaring, blanik L13
Three very enjoyable flights in the Blanik including a nice 19 minute soar on the ridge - 163ZAR. more »

01/09/2007

Permalink 18:45:00, by admin Email , 189 words   English (ZA)
Categories: student, take offs & landings, thermaling & soaring, blanik L13
Flying weekend day 1. I had two flights in the Blanik, one was a 5 min circuit and the other a nice thermal flight of 15 minutes. The wind was really messing us around and we used all four runways today launching from four different directions. I'm le… more »

24/06/2007

Permalink 23:30:00, by admin Email , 490 words   English (ZA)
Categories: student, twin astir, take offs & landings, thermaling & soaring
There was a rather serious accident at the airfield today. During a routine winch launch of the Twin Astir, with an instructor and student on board, the left wing dropped and dragged in some thick knee high grass on the left of the runway. They were u… more »

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