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2240 milliard litres of water in 24 hours! Kingaroy!

2240 milliard litres of water, that was the head- line on Monday in most of the Dutch papers AND on TV. Normally this amount falls in the WHOLE month of October; not this time. Last Sunday was a day to only look outside and see how the water created little lakes on the street and…

Back to the basics!

Great weekend at Keiheuvel Airport, even with some rain, it was just pleasure! No doubt about it. Thanks to all over there, for making us SO welcome! LÜSSE Back to the normal blog-style again and time to look at the Lüsse Nationals where German standard and club pilots are still busy with the comps. We…

CIM finished , Lüsse continues and on my way to Keiheuvel!

KEIHEUVEL BELGIUM Restaurant to the left and caravan park to the right. Huge “ runway” in the middle. What a paradise Keiheuvel is!!!! And such lovely people. The airfield is in the middle of trees and white sand, the caravan park under the trees and a high quality restaurant, meeting -place for everybody, on  side. It feels so…

Lot’s of Fun and few Frustrations in Leszno!

JWGC by Rob Life continued in Leszno with happy moments and frustrations as Aussie TC Beryl mentioned about Friday’s flying and logistics. Ailsa’s crew ,Kerry and Swaantje helped out the first week and Ben young top-Aussie-pilot arrived “late” from Australia to be her crew from now on. ” A frustrating day with an undercarriage problem for…

Hot JWGC-topic…not great lift or finishes but …thunderstorms!

   HOPEFULLY THE PROBLEMS WITH MY BLOG ARE OVER NOW!!!!!! Have n’t “found ” the blogs back in my system, BUT…… they were pending in the soaringcafe- system and to be read now at www.soaringcafe.com 3 times HURRAY!!!! The hot topic amongst the young ones over the last days, was the WEATHER, thunderstorms, tough wind […]

JWGC ! German 18m and open class Nationals!

Today the JWGC starts. But there was thunder and lightning to be seen in the early morning, a shower made the clean gliders on the grid wet again, BUT the sun is getting more and more strong, so it looks good. Briefing at 9.30, so a bit later I will come back with the verdict/tasks for…