It was entertaining to watch many paragliders come in to land and kids running excitedly towards them to secure packing or simply having fun interacting with the pilots. A fun festive mood prevailed and I enjoyed every moment of it.
Saturday we can call the official opening of the flying at Tower Hill for the season. Flyable from 8.30 in the morning up to sunset. Tower dished out her usual magic and through the day there were varying conditions to suit any pilot choice. Pilots flew all day long, top landing for refreshments or a break and taking to the air once more. Me thinks the Swedes did the trick and brought good weather with them. A truly glorious flying day it was that left me humming the words ‘ what a feeling’ .
Although he has had many hours of ground training and tandem flights in the last few years, he joined the course like any other student and progressed from the ground to skimming flights and then solos very smoothly. As I upload this post he has already completed 22 top to bottoms