Posted by: 13rob | December 2, 2012

Dec 2nd – 1000km but real hard work

After yesterday’s sky full of cumulus by 10am, everyone launched around 10am today, unfortunately there was no cu at all, the weak thermals not going particularly high, anyway we drifted off to the SE helped by a 20kt tailwind. 2 hours later we were still sweating in broken blue thermals miles from home over some random dunes. Then finally some cu appeared about 30k to the NE, once we reached the cu a great day began with a very good energy line along the border between the blue and cu area. In spite of the slow start we just managed a 1000km. Trevor’s first flight in Namibia.
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This was the scene on Saturday evening at the end of the showery day.
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John Thompson after his last flight. I shall need to train a new photographer up now.

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  1. Well done Trev I told you it would be worth all the agro of the flight down and it’s only your first day


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