Archive for April, 2008

 

We want your coments on the change in arrival day.

April 30th, 2008 - Posted by Paul

This year our arrival and departure day has been changed to SUNDAY. From July 2007 easyJet stopped their flights from some provincial airports on Saturday. Also, some clients made it known to us that

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Addition to tutorial section. Evening flights.

April 30th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

We have added some information to make a little more sense of your evening flights. Check out the new tutorial

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Over the pass.

April 30th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

A nice forecast with good Cus. Our early morning task was a flight to the Long Bar (achieved only by Jan), then over the pass on the XC flight, crossing on the plateau to the north of the pass (Jan with best distance to Amavida (25km). The evening flight gave some gentle soaring, but not […]

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We beat the forecast and did a spot of beekeeping

April 29th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

With a forecast of high westerlies we still managed to fly before it came through, with good thermals and wind still below 15km when we landed. During the afternoon, Roel and myself checked out the progress of my Bee hives, most importantly my Warré style hives in Tortoles. The Warré method is a move back […]

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Big Evening Conditions

April 28th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

A nice looking day with good Cu streeting, but too much wind until the evening flight. Our Dutch groups spent the afternoon sightseeing in Salamanca. Taking off from the curve, we found huge smooth restitution lift and were easy able to fly to the corrals and back. (see evening flight tutorial).

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Flying – Saturday April 26

April 27th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

Nice conditions for the morning flight, being able to stay up from 11.30am. On the XC flight we headed off towards

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Flying – Sunday April 27

April 27th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

A good day, starting with light winds and good Cu development with base around 2500m. I spend an hour flying around, before the group got off, but unfortunately the majority of them went down. As it looked such a good day we decided to risk flying again, so

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The Fox

April 26th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

The animal lovers among you will be relieved to know that ‘Frankie the Fox’ is still around. He was

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At last! Planning permission for new house.

April 26th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

We had some very good news yesterday. The planning permission for our new home (just below the big spine) has finally come through after almost two years of waiting. The excavations have now started and I have taken a photo on my glide back from the pass.

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Over the pass and back.

April 26th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

Our flying season is now well under way, yesterday our group of 8 Dutch pilots arrived from the airport in time for an evening flight, and today we have had excellent light wind conditions with a fantastic

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