Rasp perfectly described the day, with wind coming on hill around 2pm and a swing to the NNE after the Pass of the convergence with a strong SE east of track. Sofi, Dimitri, Colin, Ana, Martyn and myself crossed the Pass, myself with a gaggle of sailplanes at 3500m. Unfortuntely Martin (Mantra 6) had to […]
A NE flow day and poor thermals initially, We did the classic run to Barco on the xc flight, then repeated it for the eveinging flight (though only Sofi and I arrived on that one).
Goal for Sofi and I on a day with quite scratch conditons in the Piedrahita valley then N convergence in Ambles valley. A bit windy on landing in Avila for us both. Very nice evening flying later for all.
Backon the main site with a NW and some pretty strong climbs (upto 7m/s), but not going much more than 2700m. Most stayed local, with only Huy going over the Pass. Great evening flying, smooth and easy with the whole ridge run possible.
A lot of driving today for just some local flying this morning at Pedro Bernardo. The strong wind forecast gave us the best hope of a flight for all experience levels at PB. So was the case. Later , on route back (after visiting the caves near PB) 4 of the group had a flight […]
A big day from Lastra with climbs to around 3300m and around 20km of wind pushing us along the convergence to the NE. A few early bomb outs, but Anton to 90 and Media for Ana, Helen and Steve. Singas carried on to the airspace of Valladolid.
Saturday and a good forecast and empty take off compared to previous days with the pre PWC. We went early due to probably higher winds coming down. However it was pretty scratchy low down and many in our group landed at the Cemetery near the Pass. I manage a strong climb there but only made […]
A personal best and an amazing flight for Nadav. Today the forecast was one of those epic amazing days…but with wind variable and mainly behind with dust devils at launch. The Pre PWC cancelled and soon after the conditions became good for aobut 20minutes. However, in our group, only Nadav was able to launch.
An excellent day with a NW flow and NE low down at times. The pre PWC did an ambitious task or around 130km with a TP at Sanchidrian, far to the NE and back to the Avila valley for goal. We avoided the worse of the headwinds, some pilots: Gal and Chino, returning to the […]
the Pre PWC flew the race to Avila and back to near the Pass. Over 60 in goal I believe. Our group made various choices, 3 following the task and others staying in the Corneja valley, some, such as Chino, going from the Pass, to the north, Barco and back. Good Cu development, but getting […]