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 […]
This morning we went to Lastra whilst the unfortunate PrePWC had to deal with the tail wind at PN. Althought we managed 3000m behind launch, the lead group hit heavy sink and bombed out on the north side of the valley . Helen and Sin Gas took better lines and made nice flights towards Penaranda. […]
The PrePWC had to cancel today as the winds at launch were a little top end. However, later in the afternoon, around 5.30 , we launched from the lower take off, and 13 of the group crossed to the Avila valley. Some getting as high as 3600m. 5 in Avila and the rest spread back […]
A very pleasant day with light winds and smooth thermals to occationally 3200m , but a little inverted in places with tops to 2600m. The highlight for me was when our group were thermalling with a big flock of young strorks just after the Pass. Ken, Mike, Wallis, Sunnith, Ester, Mark and Steve in Avila, […]
With climbs only to arond 2700m we made a nice circuit of the Croneja Valley going form near the Corral, to Puente de Congosto, to Barco, then home. Mike and Ester landed on route at Barco. A day of low saves and flatland cruising. The evening flight also very good with nice restitution.
A nice flying day with Cu around 2400 and light to mod NE flow. Most of the group got to Barco, with a few of us going on to the big fields towards the Tornavacas Pass (31km). An evening flight too, but a bit windy
Sunday gave up some good conditons with the convergence running NE from the Pass. The new arrivals managed a short soaring flight at Lastra in the evening. Monday was a short thermalling flight from PN, landing early before storms at around 2pm