Flying 16 17 May 2015

It was a reasonable paragliding weekend at Bulwer.  New students Lizzy, Ed and Kim all had one high flight  on Saturday.  Ed and Kim logged some more flights at Sun City on Sunday.   By the time we got to the 1000 takeoff the wind had picked up and was too strong for them to fly.  Neville and Dave had great flying though.

Wild Sky flying

Flying the last few weeks has been fantastic.  Almost every day was flyable at our main flying site, the beautiful mountain behind the small town of Bulwer.  We have had a number of students that logged a lot of flights and airtime.  It looks like the flying will be good for the next week as well.

Good flying at Bulwer April 2015

Its been a really good week.  Students Rudi and Corne logged 25 flights each in four days flying.  On Saturday Rudi Cronje got to 1900 meter above take off flying from Centocow and flew to Sani Pass. Yesterday Josh flew to Underberg, Himeville and back to the triangle dams.  Philip was 1km short of the Sani Pass Crossroads.

Bulwer easter 2015

We did fly this weekend but each day storms built up around midday and yesterday a front moved in at around 13h00.  On Saturday there was hardly any wind so we did some foefies from the saddle and later did a bit of soaring before the clouds overdeveloped.  Yesterday was a bit better with a few hours of soaring before we had to stop flying.

Paragliding courses

Wild Sky Paragliding offers an introductory (two day) paragliding course.  Starting on the training slope, there is an introductory lecture, demonstration by the instructor, then students pull up the glider with assistance from the intsructor and learn to steer the glider and stop.  Gradually working your way up the training slope,  you will eventually lift off the ground and experience the feeling of free flight.  The course includes at least one flight under guidance on radio.  Thats right, within two days you will already be flying!