It’s official, the drought is over :-)
Yep, that’s right, only a week after bemoaning the lack of a big flight since May I can now report that the drought is officially over having flown 152kms to goal on Tuesday 29th July. From a few days out the forecast was looking good for a flight from Selsley or Frocester, and for once…
Here’s a short film of the fantastic week I had flying during the British Open in the Serra da Estrela, Portugal at the end of June.
Twice the fun…!
Since I passed my tandem rating back in November last year I’ve done a few flights, but over the last few days I’ve certainly had my fill! On Saturday 18th May I had a lot of fun doing seven flights for a family who were the highest bidders in a fundraising auction for Combe Down…
Alpha 5 available…!
Advance’s new beginners wing, the Alpha 5, is available now. I say beginners wing, but with a glide ratio of 8.4 and top speed of 47kmh it will last you many seasons before you’ll need to step up to a higher performing wing… Visit the Advance website for more information…
A challenging flight from the Malverns
It’s Saturday 10th April and the forecast is for high pressure with light easterlies. Nick, Mike and I head up to the Malverns together and are pleased that there’s a bit more wind on the hill than we were expecting. There’s tons of people there and more turning up all the time as it’s a…
More details about the Advance Lightness harness
Advance have updated their website with full details of the new Lightness harness. It’s hard to believe it weighs just 2kg!
New Advance “Lightness” harness available in May
Advance have just released details of their new “Lightness” harness, based on Chrigel Maurer’s X-Alps winning harness. It will be available in May. No pricing details are available yet. ADVANCE LIGHTNESS – Two products, one concept LIGHTNESS stands for an extremely light and very comfortable reclined harness with speedbag, together with its own lightweight rucksack.…