Monthly Archives: January 2006

100km

The happiest day of my flying career. Arriving in South-Africa on the January 20 , I hooked up up with an old flying buddy. We set off on our own little encampment. To break our personal best records (Dirk’s 89km … Continue reading

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Chigrel Maurer interview

Advance team pilot Chigrel Maurer is interviewed by Ojolovador this month. He talks about his winning streak in 2004, comp flying, acro flying, the release candidates of the Omega7… a bunch of interesting stuff. In Switzerland the minimum age to … Continue reading

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New plans for Saichia

As part of Maolin Scenic Area Administration’s (Maoguan for short) planned improvements at Saichia, a new launch will be created. The location is the small 400m peak to the north of take-off which is affectionately known as the ‘bread mountain’ … Continue reading

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The Race

The Ridgeman (aka the gilpen) is back. Rory succesfully flew from Sai Chia to Liu Gwei on 3 consecutive weekends before he left for Canada over Christmas. Well done, Rory. His record was however shortlived. Meet Mr. Consistency. Les Sharp … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Instead of the usual nursing my hangover, I got up early on 1/1 and headed down to Little Japan, aka Saichia. Yes, the Japanese are back. Grand Volee, Coo and our old buddy Eiho all have groups here so it’s … Continue reading

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