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Post by berow » Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:51 pm

We have ALL had a great time. The weather was tricky and very stable but we made the best of it. Flying on El Bosque on the tandem was the best conditions I have ever flown in. Absolutely delightful. We used free flight academy for the second year and we will all be booking with them for the next trip. So, in summary, you missed the best trip most of us have been on. Pure magic. Be prepared to hear us chuntering on about it for months to come. :D

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Post by RonDon » Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:02 am

Well said that man. :) :) :) :)
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Post by Trevor Robinson » Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:54 pm

yea, great time and great company.Made a change to have thermals that behaved like they tell you in the text books!
Spent a nice afternoon washing Spanish dust off the glider and shaking an assortment of vegetation and insects out of the glider. Roll on the next trip

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Post by berow » Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:10 pm

We loved having you. Bring Nina next time.

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Post by Lloyd » Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:15 am

What a great holiday. :D
Great company, interesting evenings out.

We flew most days with two flights morning from 11:00 until 16:00 (depending on retrieve time) and late afternoon 18:00 until 21:00 with only one non-flyable day.

The morning flights often required full control of your glider in the very strong conditions.
Late afternoon was more of a boat around with some very nice climbs and a very welcoming landing bar. (d) (d) (d)

Thermals with often marked by the local xc gods, vulture. They would gracefully circle waiting for you to join them. As you circled with them higher and higher they would suddenly dart off looking for something better leaving you bouncing off the inversion. :evil:

You know when you have had a great holiday when all you want is more.... 8)

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Post by Trevor Robinson » Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:03 pm

Fly with vultures in Algo, nowt compared with flying with the NHPC spring chickens
had a few photos but not clever enough to attach them (too big, ooo arr misses!)

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Post by Jockanese25 » Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:14 pm

Laughing is a great therapy with plenty of them all week long, The flying quite interesting during day time silky smooth by evening with landing bar to finish off. I here by thank all NHPC members for a fantastic trip in superb company and so knowledgeable even though had trouble understanding the broad gordie dialect favourite was gancaning and picked up sum gid flying tips to. And thanks to Brian & Moira for the organisation of the trip, Neal for is chefs abilities after a hard days flying. last but not least here come the girls Moira Vivienne and Julie for the location food and entertainment at a great music night. Look forward to the next one. As they say hour the wall on oor side AMFAIRCHUFFED ta hev met yow-ins. Hail Free Flight Academy.

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Post by berow » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:39 pm

ha ha, so eloquently said. As always...

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Post by berow » Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:26 pm

Message to Rondon. Can I have a look at the pictures you took in Algo?

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