Since the new terminal at Madrid airport came into being some years back the airports authority has snatched a large section of airspace to the north of the mountains to the east of Avila. This makes for problems for those 200km flights, though for us we are not so affected as the sailplane club of […]
Last year extensive improvements were made to the launch area. Much earth was brought in and the gradient made steeper. In the orgional plan it was to be turfed, but we were told that the budget had been spend. Now finally the topsoil is going on, though I think a little late in the season […]
It seemed the best place to fly in Europe today was the UK or Russia. As we have Russians and Brits here this week it was a great shame that perhaps the worse place to fly was here with the sudden groth of a low and rain and storms. Oh well, a bit of footy […]
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