Category: blanik L13

20/01/2008

Permalink 20:50:00, by admin Email , 332 words   English (ZA)
Categories: solo, circuits & landings, thermaling & soaring, blanik L13
The first official flying day of the new year and it was looking yeechh! I arrived at the airfield at 9 am and the clouds were low and it was drizzling lightly. Anyways, we put the Twin together again, after it's long trek down from Gauteng, and wa… more »

25/11/2007

Today was one of those ummmhhh?!?!? days. A day with lots of question marks with equally as many exclamation marks all preceded with ummmhhhh. So what am I saying here? Ummhh, well it's kind of hard to explain. For some reason I was feeling a bit appr… more »

18/11/2007

Permalink 21:00:00, by admin Email , 390 words   English (ZA)
Categories: solo, circuits & landings, thermaling & soaring, blanik L13, achievments
A much better turn out at the airfield, but unfortunately no thermal lift. A little later in the day the Southerly picks up and the ridge starts to work, a little. I go up for my check ride. We spend 20 minutes floating around the ridge and then head bac… more »

17/11/2007

During the drive to the airfield I was admiring all those pretty Cumulus clouds and they were looking oh so good, showing lots of promise for the day ahead. Unfortunately the member turn out at the club was low, but still just enough to get us airborne.… more »