Reading a lot about Littlecloud wings, their miniwing genes always discouraged me. With Gyps introduced, it promises high fun factor and also nice XC abilities. Fortunately, I had a chance to try one for several flights.
I was lucky to get new Sigma 10 for flight. Ziad’s reviews are always positive, but the one for S10 is extremely positive. My experience was limited mostly to 50 minutes of soaring strong but laminar wind (7-10 ms), fortunately with tiny thermic activity.
This article is just known facts from Czech pilots deaths during last 2 years. A sad topic, but reading may educate other pilots. Continue reading “Some facts from recent fatal accidents”
During a testival in Kossen I had a chance to fly Ozone Delta 3 MS (at ~87 in 75-95 range). I wrote some impressions.
Highlights from trip to Bassano with friends.
Also sharing my “task” for 100 km. With right widgets you see how high you arrive after all difficult transitions (scan with XCtrack > navigation > … > scan QR) picture bellow.
Having a chance to fly over 2 hours last weekend, let me put short impressions for new UP Summit XC4. First day was almost laminar with only few thermal bubbles, 6-7 ms wind. Second day started 5 ms wind and it picked up, I decided to go home when it was 8 ms, thermal activity was good despite some high clouds and inversion. Continue reading “UP Summit XC4 – first impression (final version)”
It seems most important stuff but without understanding your glider on ground, it is both slower and more dangerous to trying understanding it in the air. Continue reading “Efficient paragliding training 3 – flying”