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Classic convergence day

June 12th, 2019 - Posted by Steve

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 […]

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7 over the Pass towards Avila.

June 7th, 2019 - Posted by Steve

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 […]

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Declared 108km goal.

July 23rd, 2018 - Posted by Steve

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 […]

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Wednesday 18th July. Just some small hill soaring.

July 19th, 2018 - Posted by Steve

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 […]

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Flights to Avila

June 20th, 2018 - Posted by Steve

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 […]

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Not a promising start to the week.

June 4th, 2018 - Posted by Steve

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.

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