Pedro Bernardo Competition

 

Craig Moragan Wins PB Open (Steve wins Serial Class)

June 7th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

Strongish northerly winds this morning, which often mean turbulence around the take off areas which protected in the lee. An 64 km task flying south and then two cross wind legs over the north side of Talavera with goal at a large junction to the NE of Talavera. The start gate was 10km from take […]

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Take off shuffle and 63kms

June 6th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

Quite a strong north east wind, with ourselves nicely protected in the lee of the Gredos range, but with some problems on choosing the right take off to use, as both SE and W launches were crossing. We finally got off late, and after scratch climbs, things soon became easy with climbs to well formed […]

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High expectations

June 6th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

Yesterdays task was cancelled due to over-development at take off although many pilots free flew after cancellation. High pressure has finally arrived and looks set in for some time. A light northerly wind today with an early morning clear sky and a good thermal prediction has the pilots anticipating a long flight.

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3rd Task Pedro Bernardo

June 4th, 2008 - Posted by Steve

A great day with a straight line race to the south of 75km. After once again much discussion at take off on a possible task, the original plans were scrapped as the Spanish pilots normal route for such conditions ran through the Madrid airspace. With the help of Alan Davies and his up to date […]

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2nd Task Pedro Bernardo

June 3rd, 2008 - Posted by Steve

After much task changing and revision, we finally decided to run a task out to the south then west to just north of Talavera de la Reina, then back to the mountains for a final run along them into goal, 72.5km in total. A really fantastic flying day, with quite large Cu but light winds. […]

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First task in Pedro Bernardo

June 3rd, 2008 - Posted by Steve

An enjoyable first task for the British Nationals, but unfortunately invalid. After a long wait at take off for the cloud to rise, and after a number of task changes (possible Cbs on course) we finally opted for a 10km cross wind leg out into the valley then a downwind some 30km. Along the mountains […]

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