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SW good climbs but still a lot of wind

August 16th, 2016 - Posted by Steve

A day with a lot of yellow dust suspended in the air which will make visibility very poor.  Once again, SW winds and good thermals to over 3000m.  Some streeting and convergence.  Probable development of congestus near Avila, though our area should be free of problems again.  A trough in the East of Spain will […]

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Eventful day with very strong conditions

August 16th, 2016 - Posted by Steve

Yesterday gave us strong lee side thermals at take of (PN), bringing the wind on but being very turbulent around the take off area.  Only 6 of us flew, of those Andy land on the high ground south of Villatoro, Maxi threw his reserve which got lodged in his glider which he was then able […]

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