there should be nice soaring conditions early on today with the light wind directly onto the main launch at Peña Negra. I cannot download a skew T so am unsure about the possibility of storms. the local forecast seems to think there will be. With this direction and predicted thermal heights we would normally do […]
My Sky Junkies Illustration for XC Mag 159
My illustration of Gerhart, the obsessed German flatlander PG pilot.
Part of Hugh Miller’s article on the Triton, GTO and Mantra 6. The brief was to illustrate the designers the way Hugh found the essence of the gliders. Caricatures of designers Russ Ogden of Ozone, Torsten Siegel of Gin and Phillipe Medicus of Nova.
My Illustration of Rocky and Winnetta for XC Mag
We landed early today due to wind and possible Cbs, so a fair bit of time for sketching some past clients. A DSC and a TV club member.
A moderate SW flow today. We have a trough over central Spain and instability has increased compared to yesterday. Base looks around 3600m but we don´t really want to go there today. Very likely Cbs early afternoon. We cannot wait at the PN take off for it to come on, so we will go to […]
SW and convergence. High base to around 4000m and reasonable PG winds. Very good quality thermals. Epic stuff for a really big flight towards and beyond Segovia……….However, I am driving to the airport.
We continue with the Anticyclone and increasing temperatures. Hopefully less inverted than yesterday . We have less wind which may allow us to fly out towards the NE. There may be a local competition today so we should have more wind dummies. What Happened. A great day with plenty of us going from Barco and […]
Slowly getting through the DSC group. Alan Horsefield, Dave Allen and now Alan Ford (and the pub dog Eric).