Flying report: Thursday 11 May

Unexpected wave to 7200 RASP indicated that wave was unlikely: No inversion (actually quite a high lapse rate) and wind veering markedly with height. However after morning tea (how civilised!) our eagle-eyed tug pilot Tony Crowden spotted an edge in the clouds in the lee of the Black Mountains overhead the Wye Valley. So off…

Flying report: 10th May

Another great day out! Lovely warm weather with little wind – now that doesn’t sound like Tal does it? Heavy inversion at first meant very poor viz and weak thermals to about 3500 amsl with only small haze caps. We’d set a task to New town, Llandeilo and back for 200km but it soon became…

Flying report: Sunday 7th May

A great day out… I’ll have to give this report from my perspective because I was in the air for nearly 6 hrs and so don’t really know what else was going on. We set ourselves one of the club tasks (see the ladder for the whole list) of Llandeilo -Mynd and back for a…

Flying report: Wednesday 3rd May

NE wave 9000 ft The forecast brisk NE wind made conditions on the field a bit sporting!!! During the morning, Cu bubbled up nicely with no sign of the cursed wave – Hoorah! The forecast also predicted cloud increase by Midday. I took the second launch onto Troed in my recently returned, refinished and fettled…