Perfect Cumulus streets running along the Sierra de Avila towards the horizon beyond Segovia. Climbs to 3400m and in some cores of 7m/s, so a bit hectic at times. Flo landed N of Avila so I followed him down to land back at Avila. Ondrej a bit further back. We had set the goal at […]
After a run of mediocre days,(No flying on Thursday and just local flying on other days) Friday came good. Due to low cloubase earlier on we made a first flight staying local untill the base rose. Then, after warming up (a very cold day at base), we took off again around 4.30 pm and […]
A tricky day with a relatively strong forecast, but light in the convergence towards the NE. Setting a goal at Navalmanzano, with the option to go to 200km in the case of us all doing well and going early. As it was we had to use a poor SW site north of the Pass. 4 […]
A windy day, classic convergence and all that, but just too much wind to fly. We did an Archeological trip to the Celtic ruins at Ulaca. Below a picture of Ralph and I on the human sacrifice altar. After lunch at the restarant below the Menga take off we went to do a little […]
A light NW with climbs to 3000m forecast, although a little weak early on putting us all on the ground a bit sooner than we wished. Our 2nd attempt was much better, with Magnus, Hans and I going over the Pass towards Avila. At Avila, Marcus and I tried to go towards Segovia but ended […]
Today we have moderate winds from the west with a risk of storms, more so to the north. An inversion will probably keep us safe from overdevelopment here, but a layer of cumulostatus is likely to keep the sun away for much of the day.