Archive for July, 2018


2 Goals. 7 pilots in Avila and 1 on the 80km O&R

July 10th, 2018 - Posted by Steve Ham

A great day with a record 15 of our pilots over the Pass.  We set a declared goal at Avila and an option for a return to Poveda (just before the Pass at around 80km).  7 made the Avila goal including Pete and Melle for their new PBs.  Sin Gas was the only one who […]

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New site record for Mike T

July 8th, 2018 - Posted by Steve Ham

A reasonable forecast but the wind never came onto PN so we went to the spine back some 15KM NW of Piedrahita.  Magnus made the new site record last week from the south side.  (now named Mount Magnus).  This time is was Mike Thomas who escaped from the North side making it to near Peñaranda […]

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Flights in all directions, though mainly N.

July 6th, 2018 - Posted by Steve Ham

A nice day with weak conditions early on from PN.  4 managed 30 km to the North then made some way back but decided to land .  Bart went east and Ian went west.  On the whole a nice flying day with climbs to 2800m

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Excellent day for all and some PBs

July 5th, 2018 - Posted by Steve Ham

A light wind day, with a little NE bias.  All down to Barco and most a good way back with Mike, Nigel, Ian and myself getting back then Mike and I continued N towards Salamanca whilst Ian went towards Avila going over the Pass.  Many hours in the air.  Excellent climbs and about 4/8 Cu. […]

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6 over Pass but we landed due to increase in winds.

July 4th, 2018 - Posted by Steve Ham

A good looking day with nice Cu, though rather low (2400 initially after take off).  After a little valley flying we decided to cross the Pass, on the south side.  In the Avila valley the wind had gotten up to above 25km/hr with climbs to 2700m, but beginning to get rowdy so those that had […]

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Declared goal of 136km. 2 Personal bests

July 4th, 2018 - Posted by Steve Ham

Classic SW convergence day and a goal set towards the end of that line at 136 some 4okm NE of Segovia at Aguilafuente.  Quite tricky for the first part with only Pete, Rika, Jan, Mike, Stu and myself clearing the Pass.  Ian also went over but as he was a little low, turned back landing […]

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