Archive for October, 2011

 

4090m in mid October

October 17th, 2011 - Posted by Steve

The summer anticyclone refuses to go away, so the flying weather just carries on (with my busted arm I was rather hoping it woud finish now). A local pilot got to 4090m this past weeked (Roberto). Daytime temps still in upper 20s.

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Anti cyclonic for our last groups

October 12th, 2011 - Posted by Steve

Light winds and warm for our last week. Regular climbs to 2800m, flights to Barco and one near Avila(Andre). It would be a great flying week this week too. Tough typing with one hand so signing out for a month or so. Bye

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Last weeks weather

October 2nd, 2011 - Posted by Steve

Flyable every dy except Saturday due to strong SE wind. Generally gentle climbs on PN, the sun angle being quite shallow. PB for Claudio earlier in week, and a run of 45km towards Salamana for Andre on Friday. Next week looking good with light Northerlies

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Thanks for all your support

October 1st, 2011 - Posted by Steve

After 9 days in hospital it was very nice to get home again. Thanks for all the support. The surgeon managed to get the hand screwed on palm inwards (thankĀ“s Chris) and seemed a lot more competent than the last lot 20 years ago. My poor right arm has taken a bashing 4 times now […]

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