Category: twin astir

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Permalink 16:07:16, by admin, 94 words   English (ZA)
Categories: solo, twin astir, achievments, backseat training
The weather started off looking iffy, but promising.I'm still working on my backseat rating in the Twin and decided to go up with an instructor where we had a lowish simulated cable break (no surprise really) and I landed ahead, very well.In the mean… more »


Permalink 07:00:44, by admin, 260 words   English (ZA)
Categories: solo, twin astir, thermaling & soaring, ASW 20
For once the gliding weather today was on the better side of marginal; the sky was blue with a few cu's popping, but also breaking up rather quickly. The wind on the ground was a 10-20kph south-westerly. My first flight was a backseat launch in the T… more »


Permalink 20:28:00, by admin, 42 words   English (ZA)
Categories: solo, aircraft, twin astir, circuits & landings, single astir, backseat training
Another day at the airfield and again the soaring weather was poor, even for winter, and disappointing. I took two short backseat launches in the Twin Astir and then took a flight in the Single. Otherwise not much to report. Cost = 146.20ZAR. more »


Today was one of those days when one actually wonders why one bothers with gliding. All that work and labour for a few minutes of airtime. Sometimes it gets me a little down, especially when you get members hanging around and doing stuff all and expectin… more »

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