Today was very gusty and inverted. The weatherman called a strong inversion from 600 to 2000 meters, and not much heating. We got a 151 km task downwind again, with one tp. I got a good thermal after the roughest tow ever, and got to 1000 meters. From there i drifted with a gaggle turning more in sink than lift. I was not concentrating for 30 seconds and missed a small core. Landed just 30 km from the paddock. windy as hell rigging down. Pic of me rigging down in the wind, glider tied to a fence.
Update: Jon made goal! Johnny at the first TP, Robin missed it, Nils Åge 45 km from goal. Otto did not fly.
Good day again, blue and lift to 2800 meters. 133 km south to the glider airport at Tocumwal. Nils and me got to goal together, Jon came in some time later. My glider was much better today after some adjustments to the tips.
Warming up now with 38 degrees. Forecasted strong winds tomorrow and low chance for flying.
Nils having coffee at the pool in the morning.
Good conditions both days, long tasks. I have as usual got a glider that needs work to go straight, made both my flights short.
Arrived, no flying today, too much wind. Gliders look good.
Christmas in Oslo
Christmas in Deniliquin