Monthly Archives: December 2005

Looking back at 2005

One of the things I like to do is look back over my year of flying and look at how the figures tally up against previous years and the targets I’d set for myself. The raw statistics show I made … Continue reading

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landing out

I know it’s late writing this post…so what. The next weekend is almost on our doorstep. Les and I myself landed out in Liou Gwei (12/24) after battling it out with mother nature’s gravitational(?) machine for almost 3 hours… This … Continue reading

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Test post

New post here. Happy Xmas!

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New system

After having some problems with editing or posting from remote locations, I decided to give WordPress a shot. Continue reading

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Weekend flying

Both days were flyable in Saichia. Saturday inverted and very windy up above 1000m amsl, with not much lift. I flew around for 2 hours but couldn’t get away from the hill, just scratched around at 1100m or so until … Continue reading

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Wrenching moments

So winter was about a month late arriving. What did I do with all that time I wasn’t wasting on paragliding? Well, I spent many hours and a small fortune wrenching on my car. Check out what I did. August … Continue reading

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Kerry Down

Long-term Taiwan resident pilot Kerry Best was injured after a crash landing in Pingtung on Saturday 12/3. He was flying XC and had reached a point somewhere south of Tajin when he was forced to land there. He’s in hospital … Continue reading

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