Month: April 2010

Keeping our flying sites clean

Keeping our flying sites clean

 I mentioned in last weekends blog about flying back to the parking and enjoying the sunset. what i did not mention was that the parking was strewn with litter - wafer, chewing gum and chocolate wrappers, plastic water bottles  Macdonalds too - horrifying sights. It was not just the parking there was litter all along [...]
An Extremely Buoyant Weekend

An Extremely Buoyant Weekend

 The wind at Shelar was bang on this weekend and conditions were buoyant not just by the ridge but all over and it was possible to sail about for hours on end. After some floating about, exploring different areas of lift and going where i pleased i headed out to land by the  car park [...]
Crosswind Easter weekend

Crosswind Easter weekend

Crosswind dominated the long Easter weekend.  The north wind component continued from the last weekend with a little more strength and stubbornness – consequently very little flying happened. Some of us managed to catch a window of opportunity and get airborne for a significant amount of time but one could actually see the cycles in [...]
The scene this March

The scene this March

Hi All,The east west transition is complete and we now have a consistent west wind blowing every afternoon. Flying at Shelar is on as usual.  Here are the highlights of the last few weeks.Mother, daughter & hammock:Captain Shyam came for the weekend in the begining of the month. At that point we were still moving [...]