Archive for November, 2012


The best paragliding headset to date

November 28th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

Steve Uzi came over this year with one of Simon Murphy’s Zoot headsets which he was reviewing for Skywings. Steve is professionally involved in TV and sound stuff and thought a lot of the qualities of the headset. It has excellent robust screw in connector jacks, is well thought out, has a good mount for […]

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Six days out of seven in Andalucia

November 19th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

Back home now to quite nice flying weather in Piedrahita. Yesterday we managed to get an hour or so at Montellano before going to the airport. Most had over 6 hours flying this week, with young Ed showing much promise for the future. No XC conditions the last week, but nice soaring in pleasant conditions […]

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A rainy day in Ronda

November 17th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

No flying but a bit of tourism in Ronda.

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More flights at Granada then off to Algo

November 16th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

A good thermic flight today for Richard on the Blacklight, though the others got off a bit late to take full advantage. The second flight pretty much a downflight. Now back in Algo for probable rain tomorrow

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Granada today

November 15th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

This morning and looking so for tomorrow, very windy in Algo. We came up to Cenes for a couple of flights protected from the strong SE wind by the Sierra Nevada range. Tonight into downtown Granada for an Indian meal.

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A good day thermalling at Algo

November 14th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

Gentle thermic conditions and light wind at the SE face of Algodonales . Ed continues to impress us with his first day dealing with thermals and often near the top of the stack and flying for around one and a half hours.

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More and more hours at Montellano

November 13th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

Another sunny day at Algo and another trip out to Montaellano. Ed further boosted his hours and Richard has now got to fly both the U turn Black light and the Rush 3.

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November 12th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

Our first day down here in Southern Spain at Montellano with a strong N wind. We spent the morning on a hike to the Castle, but after lunch the wind had moderated to go from the lower take off. A few hours for most and flying till sunset. Ed, our new CP who to now […]

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Andalucia trip of 20 years ago – and next week too!

November 6th, 2012 - Posted by Steve

A few weeks back we were at Cenes next to Granada city and with the sun so low and staying on the South side for most of the time it seemed that flying the spur to the left of Cenes would be better.  Years ago we flew from Purche, though now if you walk up […]

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