Results for "flying"


  • An Account of my Solo Last Week.

    Knowing that choosing to depart the Earth for the heavens implies the responsibility of a safe return to Terra Firma, brings forth many emotions that tangle and weave in our minds. Today (8/1/2013) has left me light headed and giddy as to what I really feel. It will take time to sort out ...

    Tags: solo, microlight, trike, flying, pilot, airborne, emotion, experience, thrill

  • Christopher

    I am a 55 year old Financial Planner with a major insurance company in South Africa. I live in the beautiful town of Knysna in the Southern Cape on the Garden Route. Married to Anne-MariƩ and have two children whom are still draining our pockets although they are 26 and 27 respectively. I used t...

    Tags: flying, photography, outdoors, XC flying, hunting and shooting

  • a nice day for flying

    While most of you enjoyed Lake Havasu this weekened, I had to stay close by. It worked out well (although I would have liked to see some balloons).

    Tags: eldorado lake, northwing, trike, light sport, flying

  • Aeros Grounds ALL Topless Combat HG's 2011-2013 for potential Cross-Bar Failure

    From the Oz Report Volume 17, Number 161 Wednesday, Aug 14 2013: Aeros has released a safety directive grounding all Combats produced between 2011 and 2013 (see below). Detailed instructions for the crossbar check are being created and will be published at Aeros website and e-mailed t...

    Tags: Aeros, Top Less, Cross Bar Failure, Carbon Fiber, Delamination, Hang Glider, Service Bulletin, Mandatory, Airworthiness Directive, failure, manufactured, caused, defects, flying

  • Final results for me to Learn to Fly.

    As most of you know I am now certified.  Someone recently asked me a few questions about learning and the costs involved. So here is my story.  I am in Australia. " I trained in my trike after 6 lessons in Marks(instructor). It took a total of 33 lessons, ~33 hours. Hour...

    Tags: months, hours, flying, takes, enjoying

  • How to make a kid happy!

    We couldn't get him to stop smiling after his flight :)

    Tags: kids, flying, happy, grinning, ear to ear

  • Ningaloo Reef

    Tags: Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia, Exmouth, airborne, microlight, flying, aviation, Cape Range

  • I wonder if this Guy is still alive today?

    Anyone know this guy? Or where he is from? This video gets really 'insane' at 8:20. !!! And then at the end there are parachutists landing at the field - watch and you'll see what I mean!

    Tags: dangerous, flying, illegal, reckless

  • Testing my "Engine Out" flying skills.

    A bit of a boring video I know, and yes it is much easier when the landing site is one that is very familiar and available. But still, a good bit of exercise now and then to learn to judge your descent and distance judging skills.

    Tags: engine out, clipper, air creation, 582, xp15, big red, south africa, propeller, kiev, red, wing, trike, flying, skills

  • Ningaloo Reef

    Tags: Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia, Exmouth, airborne, microlight, flying, aviation, Cape Range