Tag Archives: South Africa

World Championships – Finals

After a long day with the Finals (2 Flights with the F-schedule, 2 unkown) it became more and more dark for the price giving and closing ceremony. Nevertheless the winners were very happy! 1. CPLR (FRA) 2. Onda (JAP) 3. … Continue reading

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Training for the Semifinals

Alex just missed the semi-finals with his place 29. But he may fly the warm up the F program. Therefore we should have some training today! Even the judges arrived at our training airfield – they also need to train … Continue reading

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Preliminaries – Day 4

Today were difficult conditions. Crosswind in the morning at 5 m / s In the afternoon the wind increased in strength, however, moved in a little bit more tolerable direction. Alex flew 9:45 h. At this time, it is still … Continue reading

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Preliminaries – Day 3

Today the wind was somewhat gracious concerning the strength. However it came from the “wrong” direction: “cross”. At this 3. competition day we had to fly fore the judges group that evaluates the “strictest”, as we could see in the … Continue reading

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Preliminaries – Day 2

Today was again a very nice day! But – with one difference: the wind came today “left” (which means from the East). 🙂 Alex had to fly around 11:25 am. So we could have any training in the morning at … Continue reading

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Preliminiaries – Day 1

The weather was sunny but quite cold wind. Accordingly to the starting numbers the first round of preliminaries were performed. Since the number of participants will be divided into 4 groups, and each will fly in front of 4 different … Continue reading

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The fourth day of training in South Africa

Today the same: sun and strong wind. In the morning the training site was very full – the pilots from Venezuela, Spain, Austria, Colombia, Israel and Norway were there. So it was long waiting until the ones training flight. But … Continue reading

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