Category: achievments

01/11/2009

Permalink 16:07:16, by admin Email , 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 »

03/10/2009

Permalink 06:24:59, by admin Email , 80 words   English (ZA)
Categories: no fly day, achievments
Today our club hosted a very successful glider display at a local shopping mall.Most of the club's members pitched in very nicely to give a hand and the display went off with a hitch. On display was a Salto aerobatic glider, mainly because it's in a… more »

14/06/2008

Permalink 16:46:00, by admin Email , 439 words   English (ZA)
Categories: solo, motor falke, achievments, cross-country
Today was a good day for my solo cross country in the motor glider, and after some planning I set off on a short trip to a nearby airfield on the coast. The weather report was good, but the wind at about 6000 ft was predicted to be 30 to 40 knots. No… 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 »