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The end of our flyguiding season

October 2nd, 2017 - Posted by Steve

That is it for us at Flypiedrahita for 2017.  Many thanks to all who visited us this year.   We normally stop at this time of year as the chances of decent XCs is reduced.  However, it does seem that things are getting even better this week with higher temps and still with light winds. […]

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British Team HG World Champs

August 7th, 2017 - Posted by Steve

Opening Ceremony yesterday in Brasilia for the HG Worlds.  Here are the British team sporting my T shirt design I did for them.  Jenny the Team Manager also made one up for me with my name on the sleeve.  I did make a minor HG Brit Team event about 30 years ago (Bleriot Cup) so […]

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Designs for the Gin Wide Open.

April 21st, 2017 - Posted by Steve

The Gin Wide Open is in Macedonia this year.  The place of the next worlds.  I was contacted to design a t shirt illustration by Toby and Brett who run the event and for whom I did last years design.  I don’t know Macedonia, so just went for what I though a fun event should […]

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Our Ad, in this months Cross Country Magazine

March 13th, 2016 - Posted by Steve

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T- shirt designs 2015. Comments on which ones welcome.

June 6th, 2015 - Posted by Steve

Here are a few designs I have developed for possible T shirts.  The 3rd one, Busy Thermal, is currently being printed.  Using direct digital printing now allows us to do shorter runs of high quality without having to get expensive plates made up for each colour for screen printing.   The latter always needed large […]

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My Film has made the Official Selection for San Hillare

August 25th, 2014 - Posted by Steve

Just got the new that my film, The Collector has made the cut for San Hillare next month.  Just need the fresh translation to be improved so waiting for Alain Mothes to help me on that one as he did with the great french singing on the XC Pee advert. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__8v59oGArI&list=UUq74CHTCs6EEt7WfSP7BbxQ[/youtube]   [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nzpo5FU_38I&list=UUq74CHTCs6EEt7WfSP7BbxQ[/youtube]  

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The Collector

July 9th, 2014 - Posted by Steve

As requested by Emily some months back.  This is the full Dauntless Dan adventure after he came spiralling down on his reserve. French subtitles and full HD  

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Lord of the Himalayas

May 27th, 2014 - Posted by Steve

Cross Country´s magazine Ed Ewing interviews Sir James Mallinson discussing Bir and flying in the Himalayas.  My final bit of sketching before I get back to my day job later this week.  

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40th Coupe Icare. My Evolution film made the Official Selection

September 17th, 2013 - Posted by Steve

I am very happy to have my film selected for the  Offical Selection at the Coupe Icare which starts this Thursday. From what I can see there are only two Brits who made the selection.  The other is  Philippe Dalton (who sounds suspiciously French, but lives in Bristol (so maybe a fellow Bristolian), but whose film […]

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Mike Thomas’s Blog July 2013

July 1st, 2013 - Posted by Paul

Day 1 – Sunday 30th June Day 1 of my annual pilgrimage visit to Piedrahita with flypiedrahita.com, for what will hope to be a fun week of cross country flying. It’s always a long day the first day, with an early start and a late evening flight. WE landed at 10pm, had dinner closer to […]

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