Archive for June, 2009


Surprising Monday

June 16th, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

With a terrible forecast (strong back winds and storms), Monday turned out to be a super day.   Three flights from Peña Negra (though we stayed local for the XC flights as the clouds were big) with a classic out and return to the zigzag/coral restitution flight in the evening.  Great flights for Laura and Martin […]

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Big Thursday

June 11th, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

Well it was quite big, and very lovely flying.  Not much blogging this week but I have been spending all my time trying to teach our builders how to read blueprints and do a basic carpentry cut during the non flying moments. We have now stopped them so our house is on hold again, but […]

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Some stolen flights and new wings

June 6th, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

That is the end of our mainly Dutch week.  We got to fly all but Saturday.   Friday we managed to get in a flight early in the morning before the Cus grew to big and the rain arrived.  We spent Friday afternoon in Salamanca. Whilst the guests were Geocaching in Salamanca I made an impulse […]

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End of a good run of weather

June 4th, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

Today, Thursday, the good run of weather seems to have come to an end.  We arrived at Lagunilla with high Cirrus and some wave forming up.  There were plenty of Griffon vultures flying which encouraged David Glew and myself off.  However, we did not spend long flying as it became uncomfortably windy.

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Yellow Mountain

June 3rd, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

Since Saturday the epic conditions have continued but without the storms we suffered saturday afternoon.  Each day we have had 3000m + with strong climbs and ligh winds from the N.  Perfect conditions for circuit tasks, though I must admit my cold of the last few days has not had me pushing for every hour […]

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