10 September 2014
Due to a distinct lack of recent sloping activity, we present the 'I Spy' soaring selection from a recent drive along a Netherlands motorway....enjoy!
spot the sailplane
double points- Toyota 'Soarer' and UK plates!!
26 August 2014
rain and red arrows
The misery and the joy of a British summer's afternoon on the slope
10 August 2014
We arrived to find Gary had camped out over night...or so we thought
turns out it was a couple of 'free love' exponents,
problem was- they were both blokes
Mark's new tranny, complete with 'broken knob' mode
which engages automatically after 1.25 hrs use
off to meet its new owner
beware, wing lurks in the grass....bite is fatal
meanwhile Ray tosses himself off
meanwhile Mark tosses off anyone he can
hmmm a new sighting device spotted on the slope.....
'There are two Banthas down there but I don't see any....wait
a second, they're Sand People alright. I can see one of them now'
David snatches back his camera fearing Pete has caught
a glimpse of his homegrown cosplay porno.
meanwhile Bob lands short....
the impact of a forced landing throws
his 1/4 scale 'Duke' dolly from the cockpit
meanwhile Charlie's Schwing creams past with bits
missing from the wings
no more lame 'tossing off' gags
you'll be pleased to learn
Daves PSS beastie at low level with full size smoke trailed aeros behind
all in glorious 640 x 480 (just)
07 August 2014
highway code refresher
04 August 2014
and you think you've had a bad day on the slope!!
17 July 2014
a classic Thurnham evening
A classic summer evening up on the mighty Thurnham.
All scepticism over wind direction is laid to rest when
(at about 5pm) and we are blessed with a decent sou'wester...
scalies at the ready....good 'clocking on / clocking off' air
space time share between us and the paragliders made
for a stress free evening
It's a 90s nostalgia fest.
Pre-launch, Eric inserts something into his bottom.
We're still trying ascertain exactly what is was,
and why he was putting it there.
even the Goodwind camera lens crap was able to make it for the evening
Ray spots a well used handkerchief and immediately sets off
on a full blown homophobic diatribe.
combine harvester and ASH26
The farmer was good enough to kick off several monster thermals festooned with
so many gulls,
it made life difficult keeping an eye on one's model.
ahhhhh! Life is good!!
14 July 2014
spotted in Germany III
what is it you want me to launch?!!!!!
07 July 2014
spotted in Germany II
The last of Europe's blue foam supplies stockpiled in Bremen
spotted in Germany
cardboard scalies aus der fatherland.....
Granau Baby....expect dramatic loss of performance
(and structural integrity) in damp conditions
SG38 cruises down the street and then on through the arched window
(same heads up as per the GB re; moisture)
03 July 2014
meanwhile in Germany....
was ist das?
varifocal ad hits its target audience (sad, middle aged tossers)