Monthly Archives: April 2006

Cloudsuck

This weekend’s weather was OD’d and tending toward cloudsuck. Winter is officially over gang, so it’s time to start being nervous of the white fluffy stuff again. Saturday was definately Jaco’s day with strong winds, torn-apart thermals and generally ugly … Continue reading

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Departures

Matthias Hodel, aka The Big Guy, The Big Cheese and Fat Bastard has left the country. He’s back in Europe for training and will be stationed in Shanghai come June or so. I’m sure we’re all going to miss his … Continue reading

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Reserve toss

Ghrchi was the first to launch today. 12h30…not a cloud in the sky and very hot, turbulent and strong wind. He had a assymetric collapse shortly (2 min) after take off (100m above launch) and had to deploy his reserve. … Continue reading

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Top landing!

Flew 25 minutes with the hg today; never getting high. Rory got in a 45 min flight but was eventually flushed down and thirsty. Bill Chuan is back from Germany and himself/Tom and Efang had nice flights. Rory felt he … Continue reading

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