Articles tagged with "thermalling"
Lee Tryhorn on 04th July 2012
Having finished off the club pilot course the week before it was time to put away the training books and get stuck into some Xc flying. this week we were joined by old regulars Liam, Nick and Harry and the new face of Ian out from Sussex. The week got off to a blinding start with all the...
Rob Mansley on 31st May 2012
May has been a great month of thermalling and Xc flying, we´ve gone from cool April spring changes to cooking Summer temperatures and big flights
Rob Mansley on 21st February 2012
Our trip was fantastic, we flew almost every day, saw a real positive slice of a stunning country thats shifting its reputation away from kidnappings and drug cartels and more towards the adventure capital of South America. What we saw of Colombia and a host of truly spectacular flying sites was a real privilege. As well as working on my Spanish my flying got its winter dusting off it deserved in extra helpings!
Rob Mansley on 02nd June 2011
We´ve been super busy and the weather has been almost perfect. We have qualified over 30 Ep and Club pilots over April and May on our tuition based holidays. The Xc weeks have been brilliant with 20 -100 k flights made fairly regularly
Rob Mansley on 09th March 2011
This year our winter safari returned to South Africa's scenic Western Cape at the end of January 2011. Lee Tryhorn led a group of 10 pilots on a 2-week trip designed to take in a range of varied coastal and inland flying sites.
Rob Mansley on 08th October 2010
September has been a whirlwind of a month. We've run three weeks of thermal flying with some great flying, Xc and balmy temperatures. Our first week of tuition has also been fabulous
Rob Mansley on 14th June 2010
Its Been all parties, or when in Spain, fiestas. We´ve had the infamous 2nd May reinactment, the Algodonales Romeria horse fair, Corpus Christi, its amazing we get anything done under these extreme conditions!
Rob Mansley on 30th April 2010
Due to a bit of late spring /full moon weather we had been faced with some strong Easterley winds, but faced with a challenge the lads at Flyspain made good the week and got at least four good days in....
Rob Mansley on 25th March 2010
From long winter to summer in the space of a fortnight. A fresh group of regulars and new pilots turned up to some good thermalling. We started with a good warm up at Ronda la Vieja...
Rob Mansley on 01st March 2010
Apart form running the most extensive schedule of paragliding courses and lessons for all level of pilots, Flyspain will be running a Siv styled control course with Russ Ogden, Russ is no stranger to Flyspain having run XC courses